Church of St. Laurentius

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 47°42′N 11°46′E / 47.700°N 11.767°E / 47.700; 11.767Coordinates: 47°42′N 11°46′E / 47.700°N 11.767°E / 47.700; 11.767
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Miesbach
  Mayor Franz Hafner, Erster Bürgermeister
  Total 59.10 km2 (22.82 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 5,733
  Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83700
Dialling codes 08022
Vehicle registration MB
Rottach-Egern municipality in Miesbach, Bavaria

Rottach-Egern (German pronunciation: [ˈʁɔtax ˈeːɡɐn]) is a municipality (Gemeinde Rottach-Egern am Tegernsee) and town located at Lake Tegernsee in the district of Miesbach in Upper Bavaria, Germany, about 35 miles south of central Munich. Late Austrian actor Walter Slezak is buried in this area.


Rottach-Egern is located in the Tegernsee Valley, stretching southward from the shore of Lake Tegernsee to the Austrian border. The villages of Rottach, Egern, Gasse, Schorn, Sonnenmoos, Staudach, Weißach and Wolfsgrub have merged to become parts of a single settlement near the lake. More hamlets in the municipality are Berg, Ellmau, Hagrain, Haslau, Kalkofen, Oberach, Sutten and Trinis, Brandstatt, Enterrottach, Erlach, Kühzagl and Unterwallberg.

In Addition to the shoreline of the Tegernsee, The municipal area includes other small lakes of which Widrigsee (also Glocknersee), the Suttensee, the Riederecksee and Röthensteiner lakes are the main ones. The principal mountain range is part of the Mangfallgebirge, of which the Wallberg, at 1,722 metres (5,650 ft), with a cable car, is a venue for skiing, paragliding and the Wallenberg toboggan run.[2]

The administrative center is in Rottach. The Catholic parish church of St. Lawrence is located in the district of Egern.


Year 1939 1959 1970 1990 2011
Population (Primary residence) 2,827 5,117 5,240 5,656 5,578 [3]

In 2011 there were also 1,228 people with a second home in the municipality

Neighboring communities

Interior of St. Laurentius church


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