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For the district, see Starnberg (district).
Coat of arms of Starnberg
Coat of arms
Starnberg   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 47°59′50″N 11°20′26″E / 47.99722°N 11.34056°E / 47.99722; 11.34056Coordinates: 47°59′50″N 11°20′26″E / 47.99722°N 11.34056°E / 47.99722; 11.34056
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Starnberg
 • Mayor Ferdinand Pfaffinger (FW)
 • Total 61.77 km2 (23.85 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 22,939
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82319
Dialling codes 08151
Vehicle registration STA

The city of Starnberg is in Bavaria, Germany, some 30 kilometres (19 mi) south-west of Munich. It lies at the north end of Lake Starnberg, in the heart of the "Five Lakes Country",[2] and serves as capital of the district of Starnberg. Recording a disposable per-capita income of €26,120 in 2007, Starnberg regained its status as the wealthiest town in Germany from the Frankfurt suburb of Hochtaunus.

Residential area in Starnberg


The town was first mentioned in 1226 under the name of Aheim am Würmsee.[3]


Starnberg is situated on the Munich S-Bahn line S6, which provides frequent trains to and from Munich. It is also a principal stop for the vessels of the Bayerische Seenschifffahrt or lake fleet.[4]

Main sights[edit]

  • Starnberger Schloss (castle) with the castle garden
  • St. Joseph's Church

People associated with Starnberg[edit]

Groups based in Starnberg[edit]

  • Experimental Music Label DSYNC is based in Starnberg[5]


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). June 2016. 
  2. ^ German: Fünf Seen Land: the lakes are the Starnberger See, the Ammersee, the Wörthsee, the Pilsensee and the Wesslinger See
  3. ^ until 1962 the name of Lake Starnberg
  4. ^ "Bayerische Seenschifffahrt" (in German and English). Bayerische Seenschifffahrt. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  5. ^

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