The Amper, called the Ammer upstream of the Ammersee, through which it
runs, is the largest tributary of the
in southern Bavaria,
Germany. The river flows generally north-eastward, reaching the Isar
in Moosburg, about 190 kilometres (120 mi) from the Ammer’s
source in the Ammergau Alps, with a flow of 45 m³/s. Including
its tributary Linder, it is 209.5 km (130.2 mi) long.
Major tributaries are the Glonn, which springs near Augsburg; the
Würm, which is the outflow of Lake Starnberg; and the Maisach.
Amper system within the
The Ammer starts just south of the village of Oberammergau. Cities
Amper include Fürstenfeldbruck,
Dachau and Moosburg.
^ a b Complete table of the Bavarian Waterbody Register by the
Bavarian State Office for the Environment (xls, 10.3 MB)
Official website (in German)
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