Chiemsee is a freshwater lake in , , near . It is often called "the Bavarian Sea". The rivers Tiroler Achen and flow into the lake from the south, and the river flows out towards the north.
Photo: Waterborough, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

is a complex of royal buildings on , the largest island in the Chiemsee lake, in southern , . Photo: Carsten Steger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a 238 hectare island in 's largest lake, Chiemsee. Photo: Carsten Steger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The island , often called Fraueninsel, is the second largest of the three islands in Chiemsee, . Photo: Carsten Steger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Photo: Carsten Steger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a municipality in the in Germany. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is a municipality in the in in , named after the lake . Photo: Carsten Steger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a municipality in the district of in in . Photo: Rottaler, CC BY-SA 3.0.


47.8614° or 47° 51' 41.2" north
12.399° or 12° 23' 56.5" east
Open Location Code
534 metres (1,752 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: كيمزيه
  • Aragonese: Chiemsee
  • Armenian: Կիմզեե
  • Basque: Chiem aintzira
  • Basque: Chiemsee aintzira
  • Bavarian: Cheamsee
  • Bulgarian: Кимзе
  • Bulgarian: Кимзее
  • Catalan: Llac Chiem
  • Cebuano: Chiemsee
  • Chinese: 基姆湖
  • Chuvash: Кимзе
  • Croatian: Chiemsee
  • Croatian: Kimsee
  • Croatian: Kimsko jezero
  • Czech: Chiemské jezero
  • Danish: Chiemsee
  • Dutch: Chiemsee
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بحيره كيمزيه
  • Esperanto: Chiemsee
  • Finnish: Chiemsee
  • French: Chiemsee
  • French: lac de Chiem
  • Georgian: კიმზეე
  • German: Chiemsee
  • Hebrew: קימזה
  • Hungarian: Chiemsee
  • Indonesian: Chiemsee
  • Interlingue: Chiemsee
  • Italian: Chiemsee
  • Japanese: キーム湖
  • Kazakh: Кимзе
  • Kirghiz: Кимзе
  • Korean: 킴호
  • Latvian: Kīmezers
  • Lithuanian: Chymzė
  • Lithuanian: Kimo ežeras
  • Macedonian: Кимско Езеро
  • Norwegian: Chiemsee
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Chiemsee
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Chiemsee
  • Persian: کیمزی
  • Polish: Chiem
  • Polish: Chiemsee
  • Portuguese: Lago Chiem
  • Portuguese: Lago Chiemsee
  • Romanian: Chiemsee
  • Russian: Кимзе
  • Russian: Химское озеро
  • Serbian: Кимско језеро
  • Serbo-Croatian: Chiemsee
  • Slovenian: Chiemsee
  • Slovenian: Kimsko jezero
  • Spanish: Chiemsee
  • Spanish: Lago Chiem
  • Swedish: Chiemsee
  • Ukrainian: Кімзе
  • Vietnamese: Chiemsee
  • Wu Chinese: 基姆湖
  • Azars Kimzī
  • Кімзеє

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