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An aerial image of Berchtesgaden.
Coat of arms of Berchtesgaden
Coordinates 47°37′53″N 13°0′15″E / 47.63139°N 13.00417°E / 47.63139; 13.00417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Berchtesgadener Land
Mayor Franz Rasp (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 34.78 km2 (13.43 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m  (2297 ft)
Population 7,752  (30 June 2004)
 - Density 223 /km2 (577 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BGL
Postal code 83471
Area codes +49 8652
Location of Berchtesgaden within Berchtesgadener Land district

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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