Wertach

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Wertach
Coat of arms of Wertach
Wertach is located in Germany
Wertach
Coordinates 47°36′N 10°24′E / 47.6°N 10.4°E / 47.6; 10.4
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Oberallgäu
Mayor Eberhard Jehle (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 45.63 km2 (17.62 sq mi)
Elevation 885 - 1,695 m
Population  2,436  (31 December 2015)[1]
 - Density 53 /km2 (138 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OA
Postal code 87497
Area code 08365
Website www.wertach.de
Location of Wertach within Oberallgäu district
Map

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 [2]

Wertach im Oberallgäu

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