Marktoberdorf

Marktoberdorf (German: [maʁktˈʔoːbɐdɔʁf] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital of the Bavarian district of Ostallgäu in the Regierungsbezirk of Swabia.

Marktoberdorf
Marktoberdorf
Marktoberdorf
Coat of arms of Marktoberdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Marktoberdorf within Ostallgäu district
Marktoberdorf in OAL.svg
Marktoberdorf is located in Germany
Marktoberdorf
Marktoberdorf
Marktoberdorf is located in Bavaria
Marktoberdorf
Marktoberdorf
Coordinates: 47°46′N 10°37′E / 47.767°N 10.617°E / 47.767; 10.617Coordinates: 47°46′N 10°37′E / 47.767°N 10.617°E / 47.767; 10.617
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOstallgäu
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Hell (CSU)
Area
 • Total95.25 km2 (36.78 sq mi)
Highest elevation
790 m (2,590 ft)
Lowest elevation
727 m (2,385 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,725
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
87616
Dialling codes08342
Vehicle registrationOAL, FÜS, MOD
Websitewww.marktoberdorf.de

Marktoberdorf is near Kempten, Füssen, known for the castle Neuschwanstein, Bad Wörishofen, and Schongau. The nearest larger city is Kaufbeuren, eleven kilometers away.

Marktoberdorf plays host to the International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf every two years. In computer science, it is known for its hosting of the annual International Summer School Marktoberdorf[2] every year since 1970. This Advanced Study Institute of the NATO Security Through Science Committee (now NATO Science for Peace) and the computer science department of the Technische Universität München is a two-week course for young computer scientists and mathematicians working in the field of formal systems development. Students are accommodated in the boarding house of the local high school, Gymnasium Marktoberdorf.[3]

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Marktoberdorf at Wikimedia Commons

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.
  2. ^ "Summer School Marktoberdorf". Germany: Technical University of Munich. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Gymnasium Marktoberdorf". Germany. Retrieved 1 September 2015.