Garmisch-Partenkirchen (destrict)

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a destrict in Bavarie, Germany. It is bundit bi (frae the wast an clockwise) the destricts o Ostallgäu, Weilheim-Schongau an Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, an bi the AustrickAustrian state o Tyrol.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In medieval times the alpine lands wur awned bi the bishops o Freising an the abbots o Ettal Abbey. In 1803, when the clerical states o Germany wur dissolved, the region wis acquired bi Bavarie.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is locatit in the Bavarie Alps an includes the heichest muntain o Germany, the Zugspitze (2962 m). The heichest peaks are groupit alang the Austrian border, whaur the muntain ridges o the Wettersteingebirge an the Karwendelgebirge rise. Atween them the Isar river runs northwards. North o these ridges there is a valley hoosin the tourist resort o Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The valley thegither wi the surroondin muntains is cried the Werdenfelser Land. Further north the ridges o the Ammergebirge and the Estergebirge rise, which are still ower 2000 m heich. In the northmaist pairts o the destrict there is alpine uplands (aboot 600 m heich). Here the Staffelsee is locatit, a lake o 8 km².

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat of arms The coat o airms displays:

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict includes nae touns. Aw places hae the status o municipalities.

  1. Bad Bayersoien
  2. Bad Kohlgrub
  3. Eschenlohe
  4. Ettal
  5. Farchant
  6. Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  7. Grainau
  8. Großweil
  1. Krün
  2. Mittenwald
  3. Murnau am Staffelsee
  4. Oberammergau
  5. Oberau
  6. Ohlstadt
  7. Riegsee
  8. Saulgrub
  1. Schwaigen
  2. Seehausen am Staffelsee
  3. Spatzenhausen
  4. Uffing
  5. Unterammergau
  6. Wallgau

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 47°35′N 11°10′E / 47.58°N 11.17°E / 47.58; 11.17