Eggenfelden
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Eggenfelden
Coat of arms
Location of Eggenfelden within Rottal-Inn district
Eggenfelden in PAN.svg
Eggenfelden is located in Germany
Eggenfelden
Eggenfelden
Eggenfelden is located in Bavaria
Eggenfelden
Eggenfelden
Coordinates: 48°24′14″N 12°45′51″E / 48.40389°N 12.76417°E / 48.40389; 12.76417Coordinates: 48°24′14″N 12°45′51″E / 48.40389°N 12.76417°E / 48.40389; 12.76417
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictRottal-Inn
Subdivisions7 quarters
Government
 • MayorWerner Schießl (Freie Wählergruppe)
Area
 • Total44.50 km2 (17.18 sq mi)
Elevation
416 m (1,365 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,736
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
84307 8330,8331
Dialling codes08721
Vehicle registrationPAN, EG, GRI, VIB
Websitewww.eggenfelden.de

GeographyEdit

Geographical locationEdit

Eggenfelden (Central Bavarian: Eggenfejdn) is located in the gentle valley of the Rott at the intersection of B 20 with the B 388 and the beginning of the B 588. The city has two railway stations on the railway Passau - Neumarkt - Sankt Veit as well as an airfield (airfield Eggenfelden). Eggenfelden is located about 56 km southeast of Landshut, 60 km south of Straubing, 70 km south-west of Passau, 84 kilometers north of Salzburg and 110 kilometers east of Munich.

CommunalEdit

MayorsEdit

  • 1946–1948: Lorenz Fichtner, SPD
  • 1948–1960: Lorenz Bachmeier, CSU
  • 1960–1990: Hans Kreck, SPD
  • 1990–2002: Karl Riedler, SPD
  • 2002–2014: Werner Schießl, FWG
  • since May 2014: Wolfgang Grubwinkler, UWG, elected in March 2014 with 54,86 % of the votes
 
Old town hall Eggenfelden

Notable peopleEdit

  • The ski mountaineer Konrad Lex was born in Eggenfelden.
  • The German pop-singer and actor Daniel Küblböck who achieved short-lived celebrity in 2003, in the first season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), the German version of Pop Idol, in which he came third, was born outside of Eggenfelden and lived here until his breakthrough.

PersonalitiesEdit

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

  • Albert Hahl (1868-1945), German colonial officer and governor of German-New Guinea
  • Richard Schimpf (1897-1972), officer of the German Army, the Reichswehr, the Wehrmacht and the Bundeswehr (last rank major general)
  • Friedrich Müller (born 1938), legal scientist and author
  • Joseph Vogl (born 1957), literary and media scientist
  • Katrin Garfoot (born 1981), Australian cyclist
  • Barbara Lechner (born 1982), shooting sports woman

Other people related to EggenfeldenEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.bayerische-landesbibliothek-online.de/orte/ortssuche_action.html?anzeige=voll&modus=automat&tempus=+20111129/222449&attr=OBJ&val=797

External linksEdit

  Media related to Eggenfelden at Wikimedia Commons