Bichl

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Bichl
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bichl
Coat of arms
Location of Bichl within Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen district
Bichl in TÖL.svg
Bichl is located in Germany
Bichl
Bichl
Bichl is located in Bavaria
Bichl
Bichl
Coordinates: 47°43′14″N 11°24′43″E / 47.72056°N 11.41194°E / 47.72056; 11.41194Coordinates: 47°43′14″N 11°24′43″E / 47.72056°N 11.41194°E / 47.72056; 11.41194
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictBad Tölz-Wolfratshausen
Municipal assoc.Benediktbeuern
Government
 • MayorBenedikt Pössenbacher
Area
 • Total13.92 km2 (5.37 sq mi)
Elevation
625 m (2,051 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,249
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83673
Dialling codes08857
Vehicle registrationTÖL
Websitewww.bichl.de

Bichl is a municipality in the district of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen in Bavaria, Germany. It is located at 47°43′N 11°25′E / 47.717°N 11.417°E / 47.717; 11.417, and has about 2000 residents. The village first appears in documents from 1048.

The name "Bichl" refers to hill upon which the village church, St. George, stands. The church was built by Johann Michael Fischer. The origin of the name Bichl comes from the Bavarian word for hill "Bühel" which appears in many place names, where Austro-Bavarian dialects are spoken. For example: Kitzbühel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.

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