Rottach-Egern

Rottach-Egern (German pronunciation: [ˈʁɔtax ˈeːɡɐn]) is a municipality (Gemeinde Rottach-Egern am Tegernsee) and town located at Lake Tegernsee in the district of Miesbach in Upper Bavaria, Germany, about 35 miles south of central Munich. Late Austrian actor Walter Slezak is buried in this area.

Rottach-Egern
Church of St. Laurentius

Coat of arms
Location of Rottach-Egern within Miesbach district
Rottach-Egern
Rottach-Egern
Coordinates: 47°42′N 11°46′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictMiesbach
Subdivisions19 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorFranz Hafner, Erster Bürgermeister
Area
  Total59.10 km2 (22.82 sq mi)
Elevation
736 m (2,415 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total5,779
  Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83700
Dialling codes08022
Vehicle registrationMB
Websitewww.rathaus-rottach-egern.de

Geography

Rottach-Egern is located in the Tegernsee Valley, stretching southward from the shore of Lake Tegernsee to the Austrian border. The villages of Rottach, Egern, Gasse, Schorn, Sonnenmoos, Staudach, Weißach and Wolfsgrub have merged to become parts of a single settlement near the lake. More hamlets in the municipality are Berg, Ellmau, Hagrain, Haslau, Kalkofen, Oberach, Sutten and Trinis, Brandstatt, Enterrottach, Erlach, Kühzagl and Unterwallberg.

In Addition to the shoreline of the Tegernsee, The municipal area includes other small lakes of which Widrigsee (also Glocknersee), the Suttensee, the Riederecksee and Röthensteiner lakes are the main ones. The principal mountain range is part of the Mangfallgebirge, of which the Wallberg, at 1,722 metres (5,650 ft), with a cable car, is a venue for skiing, paragliding and the Wallenberg toboggan run.[2]

The administrative center is in Rottach. The Catholic parish church of St. Lawrence is located in the district of Egern.

Population

Year19391959197019902011
Population (Primary residence) 2,8275,1175,2405,6565,578 [3]

In 2011 there were also 1,228 people with a second home in the municipality

Neighboring communities

References

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