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Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
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Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Elevation
708 m (2,323 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 27,215
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
82467
Dialling codes 08821
Vehicle registration GAP
Website garmisch-partenkirchen.de

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a mountain resort town in Bavaria in southern Germany. It is the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region, and the district is on the border with Austria. Nearby is Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze, at 2961 m (9714 ft.). The Olympic Winter Games were held here in 1936.

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