Starnberg

Starnberg is a German town in Bavaria, Germany, some 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Munich. It is at the north end of Lake Starnberg, in the heart of the "Five Lakes Country",[2] and serves as capital of the district of Starnberg. Recording a disposable per-capita income of €26,120 in 2007, Starnberg regained its status as the wealthiest town in Germany.

Starnberg
The town of Starnberg with the castle in the background
The town of Starnberg with the castle in the background
Coat of arms of Starnberg
Coat of arms
Location of Starnberg within Starnberg district
Starnberg in STA.svg
Starnberg is located in Germany
Starnberg
Starnberg
Starnberg is located in Bavaria
Starnberg
Starnberg
Coordinates: 47°59′50″N 11°20′26″E / 47.99722°N 11.34056°E / 47.99722; 11.34056Coordinates: 47°59′50″N 11°20′26″E / 47.99722°N 11.34056°E / 47.99722; 11.34056
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictStarnberg
Government
 • MayorPatrick Jannik
Area
 • Total61.77 km2 (23.85 sq mi)
Elevation
588 m (1,929 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total23,488
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
82319
Dialling codes08151
Vehicle registrationSTA
Websitewww.starnberg.de
Residential area in Starnberg

HistoryEdit

The town was first mentioned in 1226 under the name of Aheim am Würmsee.[3]

TransportEdit

Starnberg is situated on the Munich S-Bahn line S6, which provides frequent trains to and from Munich. It is also a principal stop for the vessels of the Bayerische Seenschifffahrt or lake fleet.[4]

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Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.
  2. ^ German: Fünf Seen Land: the lakes are the Starnberger See, the Ammersee, the Wörthsee, the Pilsensee and the Wesslinger See
  3. ^ until 1962 the name of Lake Starnberg
  4. ^ "Bayerische Seenschifffahrt" (in German and English). Bayerische Seenschifffahrt. Retrieved 2011-07-11.

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