Andechs

Summary

Andechs
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Coat of arms of Andechs
Location of Andechs within Starnberg district
Andechs in STA.svg
Andechs is located in Germany
Andechs
Andechs
Andechs is located in Bavaria
Andechs
Andechs
Coordinates: 47°58′0″N 11°11′5″E / 47.96667°N 11.18472°E / 47.96667; 11.18472Coordinates: 47°58′0″N 11°11′5″E / 47.96667°N 11.18472°E / 47.96667; 11.18472
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictStarnberg
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Georg Scheitz[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total40.44 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Elevation
690 m (2,260 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,739
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
82346
Dialling codes08152
Vehicle registrationSTA
Websitewww.gemeinde-andechs.de

Andechs is a municipality in the district of Starnberg in Bavaria in Germany. It is renowned in Germany and beyond for Andechs Abbey, a Benedictine monastery that has brewed beer since 1455. The monastery brewery offers tours to visitors.

The 20th-century German composer Carl Orff is buried in the chapel of Andechs Abbey.

References

  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.

External links

  • Media related to Andechs at Wikimedia Commons
  • Andechs travel guide from Wikivoyage