Dáchau is a city in Germany, in the south of Bavaria, 17 km from Munich. Dachau was founded in the 8th century. It is home to about 40 thousand inhabitants, working mainly in Munich. Watch live webcam in Dachau. The status of the city of Dachau was received on November 15, 1933. After World War II, the city grew mainly due to immigrants who came here from East Prussia. They created a whole block in the east of the city. As a result of this growth, Dachau received the status of a district center on February 1, 1973.