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Oberstdorf village view
Coat of arms of Oberstdorf
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Oberallgäu
Basic statistics
Elevation 815 m  (2674 ft)
Population 9,580  (31 December 2012)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal code 87561
Website Official website
Location of Oberstdorf within Oberallgäu district

Oberstdorf is a municipality in southwest Germany. It is in the Allgäu Alps. Many people visit to go walking or skiing. It is one of the highest towns in Germany and is the town furthest south in Germany . It is next to Austria.

There are several mountains with good views, like the Nebelhorn and Fellhorn. There are many cable-cars to reach the top of mountains around Oberstdorf. In the centre of Oberstdorf there is a large church, with a tall spire .

It is also home to several ski jumps, which are used for many competitions. They were also used in the 2016 movie Eddie the Eagle.

Oberstdorf Germany Skisprungschanze-01
Oberstdorf Ski Jump

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