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Coordinates: 47°25′N 10°17′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Oberstdorf
Coat of arms of Oberstdorf Location of Oberstdorf in Germany

Country Germany
State Bavaria
Administrative region Swabia
District Oberallgäu
Elevation 815 m
Coordinates 47°25′ N 10°17′ E
Postal code 87561
Website www.oberstdorf.de
Oberstdorf villageview.
Oberstdorf villageview.

Oberstdorf is a skiing and hiking town in southwest Germany, located in the Allgäu region of the Bavarian Alps. Image File history File links Wappen_von_Oberstdorf. ... Image File history File links Oberstdorf-Position. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... The geographic region and Free State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Swabia (German: Schwaben) is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany, located in the south-west of Bavaria. ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... Oberallgäu is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Image File history File links Oberstdorf-villageview. ... Image File history File links Oberstdorf-villageview. ... Allgäu as seen from a hot air balloon Allgäu is an area in south-west of Swabia (Bavaria) and contains also a small part of south-east Baden-Württemberg. ... This article needs cleanup. ...


At the center of Oberstdorf is a church whose tall spire serves as a landmark for navigating around town. The summits of the Nebelhorn and Fellhorn provide dramatic panoramic views of the alps. The Nebelhorn can be reached with a big cable car. Oberstdorf is one of the highest market towns in Germany. Nebelhorn is a mountain (2224 m) which rests at the edge of Oberstdorf, Germany. ... A view of the Fellhorn in summer. ...


Germany's modern figure skatingcenter was built on the outside of the town. It has three covered rinks and some of them are accessible to the public, for recreational skating. Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ...


Visitors can ride a unique diagonal elevator to the top of the Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze. Ski jump in Oberstdorf, Germany. ...


Trivia

The American Broadcasting Company's Wide World of Sports inadvertently featured Oberstdorf when Vinko Bogataj fell during the ski jump in 1970 and became "The Agony of Defeat". The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... ABCs Wide World of Sports is a long-running sports anthology show on American television. ... Vinko Bogataj is a former ski jumper from Slovenia who became noted on US television in the 1970s for a moment of spectacular failure that was featured on ABCs Wide World of Sports as the infamous Agony of Defeat. Bogataj was competing as a Yugoslavian entrant at the World... Ski jumping is a winter sport in which skiers go down a hill with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible. ... Vinko Bogataj (born 1950) is a former ski jumper from Slovenia who became noted on US television in the 1970s for a moment of spectacular failure that was featured on ABCs Wide World of Sports as the infamous Agony of Defeat. Bogataj was competing as a Yugoslavian entrant at...


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Oberstdorf Germany (415 words)
Oberstdorf is a cosmopolitan ski resort with attractions outside the sport of alpine skiing.
Oberstdorf is also well-known as a "Kur" resort in the summer, and a number of hotels specialise in wellness facilities.
Oberstdorf can be reached fairly easily from Munich and the north via Kempten or Kreuzlingen or from the west via Immenstadt.
Oberstdorf - Wikipedia (1025 words)
Oberstdorf liegt in den Allgäuer Alpen und ist heilklimatischer Kurort und Kneippkurort.
Oberstdorf wurde erstmals 1141 urkundlich erwähnt und erhielt 1495 das Marktrecht von Kaiser Maximilian I. wurde das Rathaus errichtet.
Carl Zuckmayer (1896–1977), Schriftsteller: häufige Urlaube bei seinen in Oberstdorf lebenden Eltern
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