Starnberg

Starnberg
The town of Starnberg with the castle in the background
The town of Starnberg with the castle in the background
Coat of arms of Starnberg
Coat of arms
Location of Starnberg within Starnberg district
Starnberg in STA.svg
Starnberg is located in Germany
Starnberg
Starnberg
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Starnberg is located in Bavaria
Starnberg
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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
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Jannik
Area
 • Total 61.77 km2 (23.85 sq mi)
Elevation
588 m (1,929 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31) [1]
 • Total 23,511
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
82319
Dialling codes 08151
Vehicle registration STA
Website www.starnberg.de

Starnberg is a German town in Bavaria, Germany, some 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Munich. It is 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.

Residential area in Starnberg

History

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

Incorporated districts

Districts (Ortsteile) are listed with their year of incorporation and area. [4][5]

  • Hadorf (1978, 6.93 km²)
  • Hanfeld with Mamhofen (1972, 5.58 km²)
  • Leutstetten with Einbettl , Mühlthal , Oberdill , Petersbrunn and Schwaige (1978, 7.68 km²)
  • Percha with Buchhof , Heimathshausen and Selcha (1978, 6 , 07 km²)
  • Perchting with Landstetten , Jägersbrunn and Sonnau (1978, 11.36 km²)
  • Rieden (1803, 1.83 km²)
  • Söcking (1978, 8.17 km²)
  • Wangen with Fercha, Schorn, Unterschorn and Wildmoos (1978, 7.49 km²)

Transport

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.[6]

Main sights

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). June 2021.
  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. ^ Rustikal- und Dominikal Steuerkataster 1809/12, Staatsarchiv München.
  5. ^ Handbuch der bayerischen Ämter, Gemeinden und Gerichte 1799–1980. C. H. Beck, München 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7, p. 576.
  6. ^ "Bayerische Seenschifffahrt" (in German and English). Bayerische Seenschifffahrt. Retrieved 2011-07-11.

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