Waldmünchen is a town in the district of Cham, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Czech Republic, 18 km (11 mi) north of Cham, and 18 km (11 mi) southwest of Domažlice.

Waldmünchen
Market square in 1997
Market square in 1997
Coat of arms of Waldmünchen
Coat of arms
Location of Waldmünchen within Cham district
Waldmünchen in CHA.svg
Waldmünchen is located in Germany
Waldmünchen
Waldmünchen
Waldmünchen is located in Bavaria
Waldmünchen
Waldmünchen
Coordinates: 49°22′N 12°42′E / 49.367°N 12.700°E / 49.367; 12.700Coordinates: 49°22′N 12°42′E / 49.367°N 12.700°E / 49.367; 12.700
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictCham
Government
 • MayorMarkus Ackermann (CSU)
Area
 • Total101.16 km2 (39.06 sq mi)
Elevation
514 m (1,686 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,728
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
93449
Dialling codes0 99 72
Vehicle registrationCHA, KÖZ, ROD, WÜM
Websitewww.waldmuenchen.de

OriginEdit

The years 910 or 928 are assumed to be the foundation date.

MayorsEdit

  • 1946: Johann Pregler
  • 1948: Albert Pregler
  • 1956: Johann Kussinger
  • 1964: Max Eisenhart
  • 1978: Heinrich Eiber
  • 1984: Dieter Aumüller
  • 2002: Franz Löffler
  • 2010: Markus Ackermann, reelected in 2014

International relationsEdit

Waldmünchen, Germany is twinned with:

Live picturesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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