Warngau

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Warngau
Coat of arms of Warngau
Coat of arms
Warngau   is located in Germany
Warngau
Warngau
Coordinates: 47°50′N 11°44′E / 47.833°N 11.733°E / 47.833; 11.733Coordinates: 47°50′N 11°44′E / 47.833°N 11.733°E / 47.833; 11.733
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Miesbach
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Thurnhuber
Area
 • Total 51.28 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation 744 m (2,441 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,831
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83627
Dialling codes 08021
Vehicle registration MB
Website www.warngau.de
Church in the Osterwarngau area of Warngau

Warngau is a municipality in the Miesbach District of Bavaria, Germany. It is located at 47°50′N 11°44′E / 47.833°N 11.733°E / 47.833; 11.733 and has a population of 3,489. During the Nazi period, Warngau was falsely proclaimed to be the birthplace of Heinrich Himmler in order to obtain more support from rural voters; Himmler was actually born just outside Munich.

Warngau has a railway station on the line from Munich to Lenggries with services operated by Bayerische Oberlandbahn (BOB). The railway near Warngau was the scene of a serious accident in 1975.

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