Warngau

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Warngau
The All Saints Church
The All Saints Church
Coat of arms of Warngau
Coat of arms
Location of Warngau within Miesbach district
Warngau in MB.svg
Warngau is located in Germany
Warngau
Warngau
Warngau is located in Bavaria
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
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictMiesbach
Subdivisions10 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorKlaus Thurnhuber (FW)
Area
 • Total51.28 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation
744 m (2,441 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,837
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83627
Dialling codes08021
Vehicle registrationMB
Websitewww.warngau.de

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.

References[edit]

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