Grainau

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Grainau
View of Grainau's church with the Zugspitze behind
View of Grainau's church with the Zugspitze behind
Coat of arms of Grainau
Coat of arms
Grainau is located in Germany
Grainau
Grainau
Coordinates: 47°28′34″N 11°01′29″E / 47.47611°N 11.02472°E / 47.47611; 11.02472Coordinates: 47°28′34″N 11°01′29″E / 47.47611°N 11.02472°E / 47.47611; 11.02472
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Hildebrandt (CSU)
Area
 • Total 49.38 km2 (19.07 sq mi)
Elevation 758 m (2,487 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,466
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82491
Dialling codes 08821
Vehicle registration GAP
Website www.grainau.de

Grainau is a municipality in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany. It is located at the foot of the Zugspitze mountain, the tallest mountain in Germany in the sub-mountain range of the Wetterstein Alps which is a branch off the main mountain range it is connected to, the Alps. The lake Eibsee also at the foot of the Zugspitze and separated by a forest from Grainau is nearby.

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