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Central Bavarian Central Bavarian form a subgroup of Bavarian dialects in large parts of Austria and the German state of Bavaria along the Danube river, on the northern side of the Eastern Alps. They are spoken in the ' Old Bavarian' regions of Upper Bavaria ( ...
: ''Loam'') is a district of
Munich Munich ( ; german: München ; bar, Minga ) is the capital and most populous city of the German state of Bavaria. With a population of 1,558,395 inhabitants as of 31 July 2020, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and H ...
, Germany, forming the 25th borough of the city. Inhabitants: c. 49.000 (2005)


Originally its own independent locality, Laim was in existence before Munich. It was first documented between 1047 and 1053 as ''loco leima'' (in Leim village). The municipality was formed in 1818 and consolidated into Munich on 1 January 1900. At that time the village centre was Laim meadow, which was inaugurated on its return to the people on 1 and 2 July 2000, with festivities celebrating the 100 year incorporation of Laim into Munich. Opposite the meadow is the Catholic St. Ulrich-Kirche (St. Ulrich's Church). The name Leim comes from the German word Lehm meaning ''clay'' and Lehmboden meaning ''clay soil''. Earlier Laim used the 21 series post code, however nowadays the codes 80686 - 80689 are utilised. Laim is not to be confused with
Berg am Laim Berg am Laim (Central Bavarian: ''Berg am Loam'') is a southeastern borough of Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Notable landmarks * Das Kartoffelmuseum * Erzbruderschaft St. Michael * Innsbrucker Ring * Innsbrucker-Ring-Tunnel * Kultfabrik * Leuchten ...
, the 14th borough of Munich 10 km away to the east. {{Coord, 48, 08, 25, N, 11, 29, 50, E, region:DE-BY_type:city, display=title Boroughs of Munich