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Coat of arms of Immenstadt
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Oberallgäu
Mayor Armin Schaupp (SPD/GRÜNE/"die Aktiven")
Basic statistics
Area 81.41 km2 (31.43 sq mi)
Elevation 728-1,749 m
Population 14,328  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 176 /km2 (456 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OA
Postal code 87509
Area code 08323
Location of Immenstadt within Oberallgäu district

Immenstadt im Allgäu is a municipality in the Oberallgäu, the southernmost district of Bavaria, Germany. It is in the German Alps. Armin Schaupp became mayor in 2008.


Immenstadt was first mentioned in a 1275 administrative document. It was granted town privileges in 1360 by emperor Charles IV. This makes it one of the oldest towns in the area. It was the seat of the counts of Königsegg-Rothenfels until 1804. Immenstadt was a garrison town in the First World War, and was bombed once in the Second World War. In 1999 parts of the municipality were flooded.

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