Trostberg

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Trostberg
Coat of arms of Trostberg
Coat of arms
Trostberg   is located in Germany
Trostberg
Trostberg
Coordinates: 48°1′N 12°33′E / 48.017°N 12.550°E / 48.017; 12.550Coordinates: 48°1′N 12°33′E / 48.017°N 12.550°E / 48.017; 12.550
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Traunstein
Government
 • Mayor Karl Schleid (CSU)
Area
 • Total 51.36 km2 (19.83 sq mi)
Elevation 493 m (1,617 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,044
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83308
Dialling codes 08621
Vehicle registration TS
Website www.trostberg.de

Trostberg is a town in the district of Traunstein, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Alz, 19 km northwest of Traunstein. As with other 'old towns' in the region, it is a popular local tourist spot.

History[edit]

During World War II, a subcamp of Dachau concentration camp was located in the town.[2]

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