Zinzenzell

Zinzenzell is a village and a former municipality with about 350 inhabitants in Lower Bavaria, Germany. The village and most of the former municipality have been part of the municipality Wiesenfelden since 1978.

Zinzenzell
Ortsteil of Wiesenfelden
View of Zinzenzell with the Church of Saint Michael
View of Zinzenzell with the Church of Saint Michael
Location of Zinzenzell
Zinzenzell is located in Germany
Zinzenzell
Zinzenzell
Zinzenzell is located in Bavaria
Zinzenzell
Zinzenzell
Coordinates: 49°4.6′N 12°34.7′E / 49.0767°N 12.5783°E / 49.0767; 12.5783Coordinates: 49°4.6′N 12°34.7′E / 49.0767°N 12.5783°E / 49.0767; 12.5783
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictStraubing-Bogen
MunicipalityWiesenfelden
Elevation
647 m (2,123 ft)
Population
 (1987)
 • Total335
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)

HistoryEdit

Between 1114 and 1137 Zinzenzell was first mentioned in the annals of the Oberaltaich Abbey. From 1818 to 1978, the village was the seat of the municipality of the same name. On 1 May 1978, the territory of the municipality Zinzenzell (then 1437 hectares with 611 inhabitants) was divided between the municipalities Wiesenfelden and Stallwang, after the application of the community Zinzenzell has been refused membership in the administrative community Stallwang by the Government of Lower Bavaria.

Coat of arms of the municipality ZinzenzellEdit

The coat of arms is derived from the coat of arms of the Zinzenzeller (shield split in silver and red) and the Barons of Magerl.