|• Mayor (2020–26)||Jan Neusiedl (CSU)|
|• Total||7.63 km2 (2.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||581 m (1,906 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Grünwald (German for green forest) is a municipality in the district of Munich, in the state of Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the right bank of the Isar, 12 km southwest of Munich (centre). As of 31 December 2020[update] it had a population of 11,303.
Grünwald is best known for medieval Grünwald Castle (Burg Grünwald), the Bavaria Film Studios (one of Europe's biggest and most famous movie production studios), and as a domicile for many prominent and rich people (Grünwald is the wealthiest municipality in Germany). The castle today houses a branch of the Bavarian Archaeological Museum.
- Sophia Flörsch, German race driver
- Robert Freitag, Austrian-Swiss stage and screen actor and film director who was married to German actress Maria Sebaldt
- The Kessler Twins, Alice and Ellen Kessler, German singers, dancers, and actresses
- Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor
- Louis X (1495–1545), born in Grünwald, Duke of Bavaria
- Helmut Ringelmann (1926–2011), German film and television producer
- Sep Ruf, German architect
- Maria Sebaldt, German actress who was married to Austrian-Swiss stage and screen actor and film director Robert Freitag
- Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
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- 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Archived 2011-09-19 at the Wayback Machine Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 108, 122.
- "Spuren eines Genies | Carlos Kleiber Homepage - Alexander Werner - Biografie".