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Garching bei München

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Coat of arms of Garching
Coordinates 48°15′0″N 11°39′0″E / 48.25000°N 11.65000°E / 48.25000; 11.65000
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Munich Rural
Mayor Hannelore Gabor (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 28.16 km2 (10.87 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m  (1578 ft)
Population 15,336  (1 January 2005)
 - Density 545 /km2 (1,411 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate M
Postal code 85748
Area code 089

Garching is a town in the Munich Rural District in Upper Bavaria, Germany. There some other towns in Germany, which are called Garching so it is often called Garching bei München. This is German for Garching near Munich.