Prien am Chiemsee

Prien am Chiemsee

Church at the market square

Coat of arms
Prien am Chiemsee

Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°20′E / 47.867°N 12.333°E / 47.867; 12.333Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°20′E / 47.867°N 12.333°E / 47.867; 12.333
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Rosenheim
  Mayor Jürgen Seifert (Ind.)
  Total 20.69 km2 (7.99 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 10,725
  Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83209
Dialling codes 08051
Vehicle registration RO

Prien am Chiemsee (official: Prien a.Chiemsee, High German [priːn], Bavarian (local) dialect [breˑɐ̯̃n]) is a municipality in the Upper Bavarian district of Rosenheim in Germany. The town is a certified air and Kneipp spa on the western shore of the lake of Chiemsee, 16 km (9.3 mi) east of Rosenheim.

The name of Prien is derived from the Celtic denomination of the river Prien (Brigenna – lit. „Coming from the Mountains“).



The political municipality of Prien am Chiemsee has 36 officially denominated neighborhoods:[2]

  • Arbing
  • Atzing
  • Au
  • Bachham
  • Bauernberg
  • Duft
  • Egerndorf
  • Elperting
  • Ernsdorf
  • Gaishacken
  • Griebling
  • Harlach
  • Harras
  • Hoherting
  • Hub
  • Irgarting
  • Kaltenbach
  • Kumpfmühle
  • Leiten
  • Mailing
  • Mitterweg
  • Mühlthal
  • Munzing
  • Mupferting
  • Osternach
  • Prien am Chiemsee
  • Prutdorf
  • Schmieding
  • Schöllkopf
  • Siegharting
  • Siggenham
  • Stetten
  • Trautersdorf
  • Urschalling
  • Vachendorf
  • Westernach

Famous residents


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