Weyarn is a municipality in the district of Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany.

Weyarn
Saints Peter and Paul Church
Saints Peter and Paul Church
Coat of arms of Weyarn
Location of Weyarn within Miesbach district
Weyarn in MB.svg
Weyarn is located in Germany
Weyarn
Weyarn
Weyarn is located in Bavaria
Weyarn
Weyarn
Coordinates: 47°52′N 11°48′E / 47.867°N 11.800°E / 47.867; 11.800Coordinates: 47°52′N 11°48′E / 47.867°N 11.800°E / 47.867; 11.800
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictMiesbach
Subdivisions28 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Leonhard Wöhr[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total46.68 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Elevation
671 m (2,201 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,927
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
83629
Dialling codes08020
Vehicle registrationMB
Websitewww.weyarn.de

It dates back to a monastery that was founded by Siboto II, count of Falkenstein in 1133. It is located 38 km southeast of Munich and can be easily reached on highway A8 running from Munich to Salzburg.[3]

They have worked towards retaining their original identity through a project of Village Renewal since the 1990s. Currently, they have been adjudged to be very successful in this regard, and are now known for their established approach to rural development which has become an example in rural development studies in Germany and Europe.[citation needed] Their approach to rural development has become a subject of analyses in an academic research Journal publications, in and outside Germany. Many farming villages in the surrounding area are part of the municipality.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.
  3. ^ Chigbu, U.E. (2012). Village Renewal as an Instrument of Rural Development: Evidence from Weyarn, Germany. Community Development, Vol. 43 (2), pp. 209-224. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15575330.2011.575231#preview