Traunreut is a town in southeastern Bavaria, Germany in the Traunstein district. It is located at 47°58'N 12°35'E. Traunreut lies in the heart of the Chiemgau region between Munich and Salzburg, approximately 10 km east of the Chiemsee, 25 km north of the Alps, and 35 km west of Salzburg. Its population is approximately 21,000. Companies present in the area include Siteco Beleuchtungstechnik GmbH (lighting fixtures), Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH (linear and rotary encoders, gaging systems, CNC controls), Bosch and Siemens Household Appliances, BSH (household equipment, high-tech stoves and microwaves), and other midsize firms.