Bad Griesbach is a town in the district of Passau in Bavaria in Germany.

Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Griesbach i.Rottal within Passau district
Bad Griesbach im Rottal in PA.svg
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal is located in Germany
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal is located in Bavaria
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Bad Griesbach i.Rottal
Coordinates: 48°27′N 13°12′E / 48.450°N 13.200°E / 48.450; 13.200Coordinates: 48°27′N 13°12′E / 48.450°N 13.200°E / 48.450; 13.200
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictPassau
Subdivisions6 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorJürgen Fundke
Area
 • Total70.18 km2 (27.10 sq mi)
Elevation
453 m (1,486 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,055
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
94086
Dialling codes08532
Vehicle registrationPA
Websitewww.badgriesbach.de

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HistoryEdit

"Burg Griesbach" is first mentioned in a document from around 1076. The place was part of Landshut. It was raided and destroyed by an army from the Electorate of the Palatinate in 1504, only to be re-erected soon afterwards. In 1778/79 Griesbach was occupied by Austrian forces. As part of the Dukedom Bavaria 'Griesbach i.Rottal' (official name) became more independent. In 1953 it was officially turned into a town (Kleinstadt).

The Bavarian reform of 1972 merged the municipalities of Karpfham, Parzham, Reutern, St. Salvator and Weng. The discovery of hot springs in 1972/73 lead to a new orientation as a spa town.

MayorsEdit

The mayor is Jürgen Fundke, he was elected in 2008 with 57,81 % of the votes and reelected in 2014 with 54,72 % of the votes. He is the successor of Robert Erdl (CSU). The predecessors were Konrad Ebner (CSU) and Edmund Mitzam.

PersonalityEdit

International relationsEdit

Bad Griesbach (Rottal) is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.