Andechs

Andechs is a municipality in the district of Starnberg in Bavaria in Germany. It is renowned in Germany and beyond for Andechs Abbey, a Benedictine monastery that has brewed beer since 1455. The monastery brewery offers tours to visitors.

Andechs

Coat of arms
Location of Andechs within Starnberg district
Andechs
Andechs
Coordinates: 47°58′0″N 11°11′5″E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictStarnberg
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorAnna Elisabeth Neppel (Ind.)
Area
  Total40.44 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Elevation
690 m (2,260 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total3,751
  Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
82346
Dialling codes08152
Vehicle registrationSTA
Websitewww.gemeinde-andechs.de

The 20th-century German composer Carl Orff is buried in the chapel of Andechs Abbey.

References

  • Media related to Andechs at Wikimedia Commons
  • Andechs travel guide from Wikivoyage


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