Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

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Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Church (Pfarrkirche St. Sebastian)
Church (Pfarrkirche St. Sebastian)
Coat of arms of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Coat of arms
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden is located in Germany
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Coordinates: 47°37′N 12°54′E / 47.617°N 12.900°E / 47.617; 12.900Coordinates: 47°37′N 12°54′E / 47.617°N 12.900°E / 47.617; 12.900
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Berchtesgadener Land
 • Mayor Herbert Gschossmann (CSU)
 • Total 129.18 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,740
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83486
Dialling codes 08657
Vehicle registration BGL
Website www.ramsau.de

Ramsau is a German municipality in the Bavarian Alps with a population of around 1,800. It is located in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, close to the border with Austria, 35 km south of Salzburg and 150 km south-east of Munich. It is situated north of the Berchtesgaden National Park.

Ramsau is famous for its high mountains, including the third highest mountain in Germany, the fabled Mount Watzmann (2713 m), and for the lake Hintersee. The church of Ramsau is often on postcards.

Village of Ramsau

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