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Coat of arms of Trostberg
Coat of arms
Trostberg is located in Germany
Location of Trostberg within Traunstein district
Trostberg in TS.svg
Coordinates: 48°1′N 12°33′E / 48.017°N 12.550°E / 48.017; 12.550Coordinates: 48°1′N 12°33′E / 48.017°N 12.550°E / 48.017; 12.550
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Traunstein
 • Mayor Karl Schleid (CSU)
 • Total 51.36 km2 (19.83 sq mi)
Elevation 493 m (1,617 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,132
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83308
Dialling codes 08621
Vehicle registration TS

Trostberg is a town in the district of Traunstein, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Alz, 19 km northwest of Traunstein. As with other 'old towns' in the region, it is a popular local tourist spot.


About 1,400 people are employed at the Chemiepark Trostberg, a large chemical industrial area near the town. The two main companies are AlzChem and BASF Bauchemie (construction chemistry).[2] The Chemiepark Trostberg originated from a calcium cyanamide production plant, founded in 1908. Between 1978 and 2000, the company was called SKW Trostberg AG.[3]


During World War II, a subcamp of Dachau concentration camp was located in the town.[4]


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ Stadt Trostberg, Wirtschaftsstandort
  3. ^ History of AlzChem AG Archived 2014-11-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2008-11-01.