Grünwald (German for green forest) is a municipality in the district of Munich, in the state of Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the right bank of the Isar, 12 km southwest of Munich (centre). As of 31 December 2011[update] it had a population of 11,109.
Grünwald castle in the Isar valley
|• Mayor||Jan Neusiedl (CSU)|
|• Total||7.63 km2 (2.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||581 m (1,906 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Grünwald is best known for medieval Grünwald Castle (Burg Grünwald), the Bavaria Film Studios (one of Europe's biggest and most famous movie production studios), and as a domicile for many prominent and rich people (Grünwald is the wealthiest municipality in Germany). The castle today houses a branch of the Bavarian Archaeological Museum.
- Louis X. (1495–1545), born in Grünwald, Duke of Bavaria
- Helmut Ringelmann (1926–2011), German film and television producer
- Sep Ruf, German architect
- Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor 
- The Kessler Twins, Alice and Ellen Kessler, German singers, dancers, actresses
- Sophia Flörsch, German race driver
- "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.
- 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Archived 2011-09-19 at the Wayback Machine Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 108, 122.
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