Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

Ramsau is a German municipality in the Bavarian Alps with a population of around 1,800. It is located on the Königssee in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, close to the border with Austria, 35 km south of Salzburg and 150 km south-east of Munich. It is situated north of the Berchtesgaden National Park.

Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
The Church of St. Sebastian, with the Reiter Alpe in background

Coat of arms
Location of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden within Berchtesgadener Land district
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Coordinates: 47°37′N 12°54′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictBerchtesgadener Land
Government
  MayorHerbert Gschossmann (CSU)
Area
  Total129.18 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Elevation
670 m (2,200 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total1,714
  Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83486
Dialling codes08657
Vehicle registrationBGL
Websitewww.ramsau.de

Notable sights of Ramsau include the third highest mountain in Germany called the Watzmann, Lake Hintersee and the village's church.

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