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|• Mayor||Norbert Seidl (SPD)|
|• Total||12.23 km2 (4.72 sq mi)|
|Elevation||535 m (1,755 ft)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Puchheim is divided into two parts: the old and rural part called Puchheim-Ort and the new part of Puchheim (Puchheim-Bahnhof) that was founded when the S-Bahn (a quick train commuting to Munich) was built. Before that there was one of the first civil airfields in Bavaria, which was later used as a prisoner of war camp during World War I. The area around the camp was dried up by workers from the POW camp, so that houses could be built.
The old part of Puchheim is even older than Munich.
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
- "Aus der Geschichte Puchheims". Stadt Puchheim (City of Puchheim). Retrieved 1 March 2014.
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