Wertach

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Wertach
Coat of arms of Wertach
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Oberallgäu
Government
 • Mayor Eberhard Jehle (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 45.63 km2 (17.62 sq mi)
Elevation 885 - 1,695 m (−4,680 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)
 • Total 2,436
 • Density 53.386/km2 (138.27/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 87497
Dialling codes 08365
Vehicle registration OA
Website www.wertach.de

Wertach is a small town in the Oberallgäu district, southern Bavaria, Germany. It is in the German Alps. It is on the river Wertach, southeast of Kempten. The town was the childhood home of the writer W. G. Sebald. It was first mentioned in 955. It received town status in 1423. In March 2014 Eberhard Jehle became mayor [1]

Wertach im Oberallgäu

References[change | change source]

  1. "Markt Wertach" (in German). Retrieved 25 February 2017.