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Berchtesgaden

(bĕrkh`təsgä'dən), town (1994 pop. 8,050), Bavaria, SE Germany, in the Bavarian Alps. It is a popular winter and summer resort. Salt has been mined there since the 12th cent. At the nearby Obersalzberg is the site of Hitler's residence, the Berghof.

Berchtesgaden

a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop.: 7667 (2003 est.)
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On the sixth day, August 10, we travelled by coach to Hitler's Tearoom, where the dictator used to socialise, in the mountains of Berchtesgarden.