Andechs

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Andechs
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Coat of arms of Andechs
Coat of arms
Location of Andechs
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
Government
 • MayorAnna E. Neppel
Area
 • Total40.44 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Elevation
690 m (2,260 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,686
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
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[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.

External links[edit]

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