Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

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Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
The Church of St. Sebastian, with the Reiter Alpe in background
The Church of St. Sebastian, with the Reiter Alpe in background
Coat of arms of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Coat of arms
Location of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden is located in Germany
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden is located in Bavaria
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Coordinates: 47°37′N 12°54′E / 47.617°N 12.900°E / 47.617; 12.900Coordinates: 47°37′N 12°54′E / 47.617°N 12.900°E / 47.617; 12.900
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictBerchtesgadener Land
Government
 • MayorHerbert Gschossmann (CSU)
Area
 • Total129.18 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Elevation
670 m (2,200 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,701
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83486
Dialling codes08657
Vehicle registrationBGL
Websitewww.ramsau.de

Ramsau is a German municipality in the Bavarian Alps with a population of around 1,800. It is located on the Königssee in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, close to the border with Austria, 35 km south of Salzburg and 150 km south-east of Munich. It is situated north of the Berchtesgaden National Park.

Notable sights of Ramsau include the third highest mountain in Germany called the Watzmann, Lake Hintersee and the village's church.

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