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
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden  is located in Germany
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden
Location of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden within Berchtesgadener Land district
Ramsau in BGL.svg
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
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Berchtesgadener Land
 • Mayor Herbert Gschossmann (CSU)
 • Total 129.18 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,696
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83486
Dialling codes 08657
Vehicle registration BGL
Website www.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.


Village of Ramsau 
The Church of St. Sebastian 

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