Upper Bavaria

Upper Bavaria is the Bavarian heartland. It's a place of deep forests, beautiful meadows, winding roads and jagged peaks. Upper Bavariais full of festivities.
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is the capital city of the federal state of . Photo: Heav84, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in Upper Bavaria, southern , best known for being home to the car company Audi. Photo: Brian clontarf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northern Munich is an expansive part of the city comprising many parks and recreational areas, including the English Garden, the Olympiapark with the BMW Welt, the Nymphenburg park and palace and the Allianz Arena. Photo: Tbp386, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city with about 44,800 citizens in Upper Bavaria, and has a history of more than 1,200 years, but best known for being the location of the very first Nazi concentration camp. Photo: Guido Radig, CC BY 3.0.


is a ski town in , southern . Photo: Fotofloh, CC BY 3.0.

is in the state of . It is south-east of and has a population of 60,000. Photo: G.Piezinger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in , 40km North of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Munich's Franz Josef Strauß Airport is the primary international airport serving . Photo: My name, CC BY 3.0.

is a small, picturesque and historic town in the southeast of the state of , within a small enclave surrounded on three sides by the border. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a popular local resort on Lake in Upper Bavaria. Photo: Boschfoto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in Upper Bavaria which until the 1972 redrawing of municipal boundaries was administratively part of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the most important and most visited Catholic pilgrimage destination in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the state of . It is famous for its Passion Play staged every 10 years, and for the "Luftmalerei". Photo: Valentina Dyptan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a freshwater lake in , , near . Photo: Gerhard66, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Upper Bavaria. The longest castle complex in the world watches over a hill above the excellently preserved old town: six castle courtyards strung together make up a length of over one kilometre. Photo: Dmitry Slavinsky, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a spa town in the in , near Salzburg, . Photo: Mkfrei, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an Alpine town in the state of . Photo: Frerk Meyer, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, officially "Garching b. " is a northern suburb of Munich in Upper Bavaria. Photo: M-Luftbild, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburb of in Upper Bavaria. Photo: Richard Huber, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 36,000 people in Upper Bavaria, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a health resort and tourist centre on the eastern banks of the lake in the south of the state of . Photo: FotoweltMW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in Upper Bavaria about 90 km south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town of 17,000 people in Upper Bavaria 12 km north of Munich city ​​centre on the right bank of the Isar. Photo: Richard Bartz, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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

is a small town in , . It is popular mainly because of the nearby abbey. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a holiday and ski resort in on the waterfront of the lake with the same name. Photo: Tbp386, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

am See is a municipality and a town in the district of in , on the shores of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is in Upper Bavaria on the north-east shore of the . Photo: WernerLangbauer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the alpine section of , south of the town of . Photo: Alupus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Upper Bavaria

Latitude of center
48° or 48° north
Longitude of center
11° or 11° east
647 metres (2,123 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Oberbayern
  • Arabic: بافاريا العليا
  • Aragonese: Alta Bavera
  • Armenian: Վերին Բավարիա
  • Asturian; Bable: Alta Baviera
  • Azerbaijani: Yuxarı Bavariya
  • Basque: Bavaria Garaia
  • Bavarian: Obabayern
  • Bavarian: Regiarungsbeziak Obabayern
  • Belarusian: Верхняя Баварыя
  • Bulgarian: Горна Бавария
  • Catalan: Oberbayern
  • Cebuano: Upper Bavaria
  • Chinese: 上巴伐利亚行政区
  • Chuvash: Тури Бавари
  • Croatian: Gornja Bavarska
  • Czech: Horní Bavorsko
  • Danish: Oberbayern
  • Dimli: Bavyera Cori
  • Dutch: Bezirk Oberbayern
  • Dutch: Oberbayern
  • Dutch: Regierungsbezirk Oberbayern
  • English: Oberbayern
  • English: Regierungsbezirk Oberbayern
  • Esperanto: Supra Bavario
  • Estonian: Ülem-Baieri
  • Estonian: Ülem-Baieri ringkond
  • Finnish: Ylä-Baijeri
  • French: District de Haute-Bavière
  • French: Haute-Bavière
  • French: district de Haute-Bavière
  • Gallegan: Alta Baviera
  • German: Oberbayern
  • German: Regierungsbezirk Oberbayern
  • Greek: Άνω Βαυαρία
  • Hebrew: בוואריה עילית
  • Hungarian: Felső-Bajorország
  • Indonesian: Oberbayern
  • Interlingue: Supra Bavaria
  • Italian: Alta Baviera
  • Italian: Distretto governativo dell'Alta Baviera
  • Japanese: オーバーバイエルン
  • Japanese: オーバーバイエルン県
  • Japanese: オーバーバイエルン行政管区
  • Korean: 오버바이에른 현
  • Kurdish: Bavyeraya Jorîn
  • Latin: Bavaria Superior
  • Latvian: Augšbavārija
  • Letzeburgesch: Regierungsbezierk Uewerbayern
  • Letzeburgesch: Uewerbayern
  • Lithuanian: Aukštutinė Bavarija
  • Lombard: Alta Baviera
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Böverbayern
  • Macedonian: Горна Баварија
  • Malay (generic): Bruck, Upper Bavaria
  • Northern Frisian: Oberbayern
  • Norwegian: Oberbayern
  • Norwegian: Øvre Bayern
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oberbayern
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Nauta Bavièra
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Уæллаг Бавари
  • Persian: باواریای علیا
  • Persian: بایرن علیا
  • Polish: Górna Bawaria
  • Portuguese: Alta Baviera
  • Romanian: Oberbayern
  • Russian: Верхняя Бавария
  • Serbian: Горња Баварска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gornja Bavarska
  • Slovak: Horné Bavorsko
  • Slovenian: Zgornja Bavarska
  • Spanish: Alta Baviera
  • Spanish: Región administrativa de Alta Baviera
  • Swedish: Oberbayern
  • Tatar: Югары Бавария
  • Tetum: Baviera Leten
  • Thai: อัปเปอร์บาวาเรีย
  • Thai: โอเบอร์ไบเอิร์น
  • Turkish: Oberbayern
  • Turkish: Yukarı Bavyera
  • Ukrainian: Верхня Баварія
  • Urdu: اوبر بائرن
  • Venetian: Alta Baviera
  • Vietnamese: Oberbayern
  • Welsh: Oberbayern
  • Wu Chinese: 上巴伐利亚行政区
  • Distretto dell'Alta Baviera
  • Thượng Bayern
  • 오버바이에른현

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