Chiemsee (municipality)

Chiemsee is a municipality in the district of Rosenheim in Bavaria in Germany, named after the lake Chiemsee. It is Bavaria's smallest municipality by area and the second smallest (after Balderschwang) by population.

Chiemsee
Chiemsee in winter
Chiemsee in winter
Coat of arms of Chiemsee
Coat of arms
Location of Chiemsee within Rosenheim district
Chiemsee in RO.svg
Chiemsee is located in Germany
Chiemsee
Chiemsee
Chiemsee is located in Bavaria
Chiemsee
Chiemsee
Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°25′E / 47.867°N 12.417°E / 47.867; 12.417Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°25′E / 47.867°N 12.417°E / 47.867; 12.417
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictRosenheim
Municipal assoc.Breitbrunn am Chiemsee
Government
 • MayorGeorg Huber (FW)
Area
 • Total2.57 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Elevation
523 m (1,716 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total211
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83256
Dialling codes08054
Vehicle registrationRO
Websitewww.vg-breitbrunn.de

The municipal area comprises not the lake itself but the islands of Herrenchiemsee (Herreninsel) with its Palaces, Frauenchiemsee and the uninhabited Krautinsel. While the island of Herrenchiemsee with 2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi) is by far the largest, most of Chiemsee's inhabitants live on 0.15 km2 (0.058 sq mi) Frauenchiemsee.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.