garmisch partenkirchen – germany


 Garmisch-Partenkirchen (German pronun­cia­tion: [ˈɡaʁmɪʃ paʁtn̩ˈkɪʁçn̩]) is a mountain resort town located in the province of Bavaria, southern Germany with a population of approximately 30,000 people.    It is the administrative center of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (abbreviated GAP), in the Oberbayern region, which borders Austria. The town is situated at the northern end of the European Alps near the borders of Austria & Switzerland.  Close by is Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze, at 2,962 m (9,718 ft.). 
Like Aspen, Garmisch is a mountain town with a winter ski area welcoming visitors from all over Europe. 

City Coordinator

Betsy Ann Anastas


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