Garmisch-Partenkirchen (destrict)

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

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is situate in the Bavarie Alps an includes the heichest muntain o Germany, the Zugspitze (2962 m). The heichest heids are aa alang the Austrian border, whaur the rigs o the Wettersteingebirge an the Karwendelgebirge rise. Rinnin norlins, atween thir twa rigs is the Isar. Ayont the rigs, doun a glen tae the North, is the tourist resort o Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The glen an the muntains in its rounds is kent as the Werdenfelser Land. Faur north yet, the rigs o the Ammergebirge an the Estergebirge rise, baith are mair nor 2000 m heich. In the northmaist pairts o the destrict thare is alpine hielands (about 600 m heich). Here the Staffelsee is locate, a loch o 8 km².

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat o arms The coat o airms shawa:

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict haesna ony touns. Aa 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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Germany destricts bavarie

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