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Berchtesgaden
Berchtesgaden and the Watzmann in 2010
Berchtesgaden and the Watzmann in 2010
Coat of arms of Berchtesgaden
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Berchtesgadener Land
Basic statistics
Area 34.78 km2 (13.43 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m  (2297 ft)
Population {{{Einwohner or  population}}}
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BGL
Postal code 83471
Area codes +49 8652
Website gemeinde.berchtesgaden.de
Location of Berchtesgaden within Berchtesgadener Land district
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Berchtesgaden (IPA: [bɛʁçtəsˈgaːdən]) is a municipality in the German Bavarian Alps. It is found in the south district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, near the border to Austria. It lies north of the Nationalpark Berchtesgaden.


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