Vilshofen an der Donau is a town in the German district of Passau.

Vilshofen an der Donau
Bridge over the Vils River and the parish church
Bridge over the Vils River and the parish church
Coat of arms of Vilshofen an der Donau
Coat of arms
Location of Vilshofen an der Donau within Passau district
Vilshofen an der Donau in PA.svg
Vilshofen an der Donau is located in Germany
Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau is located in Bavaria
Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau
Coordinates: 48°37′59″N 13°10′59″E / 48.63306°N 13.18306°E / 48.63306; 13.18306Coordinates: 48°37′59″N 13°10′59″E / 48.63306°N 13.18306°E / 48.63306; 13.18306
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictPassau
Government
 • MayorFlorian Gams (SPD)
Area
 • Total86.36 km2 (33.34 sq mi)
Elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,703
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
94474
Dialling codes08541, 08548, 08549
Vehicle registrationPA
Websitewww.vilshofen.de

DemographicsEdit

Religion

The population of Vilshofen is overwhelmingly Christian. In Vilshofen there is a Catholic Church, a Protestant Church and a new Apostolic Church. 78.36% self-identify as Catholic, 10.78% as Protestant and 10.86% as belonging to another Christian denomination[2]

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2008 Mayoral Election were as follows:[3]

Georg Krenn (CSU) 3973 (53.2%)

Joachim Boiger (SPD) 935 (12.5%)

Siegfried Piske (Überparteiliche Wählergemeinschaft) 1039 (13.9%)

Brigitte Pollok-Will (Freie Wählergemeinschaft) 954 (12.8%)

Johann Brandl (FDP) 564 (7.6%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ German Wikipedia Article
  3. ^ Kommunalwahlen 2008, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (2008), accessed 12 November 2008 from http://www.kommunalwahl2008.bayern.de/tabs4275154.html

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