Wertach

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Wertach
Wertach
Wertach
Coat of arms of Wertach
Coat of arms
Location of Wertach within Oberallgäu district
Wertach in OA.svg
Wertach is located in Germany
Wertach
Wertach
Wertach is located in Bavaria
Wertach
Wertach
Coordinates: 47°36′N 10°24′E / 47.600°N 10.400°E / 47.600; 10.400Coordinates: 47°36′N 10°24′E / 47.600°N 10.400°E / 47.600; 10.400
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOberallgäu
Government
 • MayorEberhard Jehle
Area
 • Total45.65 km2 (17.63 sq mi)
Elevation
885 - 1,695 m (−4,680 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,436
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
87497
Dialling codes08365
Vehicle registrationOA
Websitewww.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 [3]

Wertach im Oberallgäu

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. "Markt Wertach" (in German). Retrieved 25 February 2017.