Hausham

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Hausham
Coat of arms of Hausham
Coat of arms
Hausham is located in Germany
Hausham
Hausham
Coordinates: 47°45′N 11°51′E / 47.750°N 11.850°E / 47.750; 11.850Coordinates: 47°45′N 11°51′E / 47.750°N 11.850°E / 47.750; 11.850
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Miesbach
Subdivisions 13 districts
Government
 • Mayor Hugo Schreiber (FW)
Area
 • Total 22.28 km2 (8.60 sq mi)
Elevation 765 m (2,510 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,063
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83734
Dialling codes 08026
Vehicle registration MB
Website www.hausham.de

Hausham is a municipality in the district of Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[edit]

geographical classification[edit]

Hausham is located approximately 45 km south of Munich, between Miesbach and Schliersee. It is surrounded to the south by mountains, including Huberspitz (1.052 m) and Neureuth (1.261 m).

Districts[edit]

Hausham's 13 districts are:

  • Haushamer Alm
  • Holz
  • Kasten
  • Moosrain
  • Rain
  • Thal
  • Tiefenbach
  • Tratberg
  • Nagelbach

Twin towns[edit]

History[edit]

Hausham was created from the town of Agatharied on 27 April 1922. This was due to Hausham's growth through coal mining.

The first brown coal mine was opened in 1860 but couldn't compete with the cheaper fossil oil and mineral coal and closed 106 years later in 1966.

Transportation[edit]

Public transportation[edit]

Hausham is located on a direct railway line to Munich and has two stations: (Hausham and Agatharied). The line is operated by the private railway Bayerische Oberlandbahn. In addition to rail links, the Hausham area is served by the RVO local bus service.

Famous people in Hausham[edit]

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