Andechs

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Andechs
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Coat of arms of Andechs
Coat of arms
Location of Andechs within Starnberg district
Andechs in STA.svg
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
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorAnna Elisabeth Neppel (Ind.)
Area
 • Total40.44 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Elevation
690 m (2,260 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,751
 • Density93/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). July 2019.

External links[edit]

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