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Gmund am Tegernsee is a municipality in the district of Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany. The town is located on the north shore of the Tegernsee Lake, and near the source of River Mangfall. It is 46 kilometres (29 mi) from Munich and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the district capital, the town of Miesbach.

Gmund a.Tegernsee
Gmund am Tegernsee seen from Mangfall River
Gmund am Tegernsee seen from Mangfall River
Coat of arms of Gmund a.Tegernsee
Coat of arms
Location of Gmund a.Tegernsee within Miesbach district
Gmund am Tegernsee in MB.svg
Gmund a.Tegernsee is located in Germany
Gmund a.Tegernsee
Gmund a.Tegernsee
Gmund a.Tegernsee is located in Bavaria
Gmund a.Tegernsee
Gmund a.Tegernsee
Coordinates: 47°45′N 11°44′E / 47.750°N 11.733°E / 47.750; 11.733Coordinates: 47°45′N 11°44′E / 47.750°N 11.733°E / 47.750; 11.733
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictMiesbach
Government
 • MayorGeorg von Preysing (CSU)
Area
 • Total34.40 km2 (13.28 sq mi)
Elevation
740 m (2,430 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,102
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83703
Dialling codes08022 / 08021
Vehicle registrationMB
Websitewww.rathaus-gmund.de

Famous personalities who lived in Gmund were the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Ludwig Erhard, who is buried in Gmund's cemetery, the architect Sep Ruf and the clockmaker Johann Mannhardt. Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler and his family maintained a home there from 1934 to 1945.

Gmund is served by a station on the privately owned Tegernsee-Bahn railway, and is linked to Munich by through trains of the Bayerische Oberlandbahn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.