Ampfing

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Ampfing
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Ampfing
Coat of arms
Ampfing  is located in Germany
Ampfing
Ampfing
Coordinates: 48°16′N 12°25′E / 48.267°N 12.417°E / 48.267; 12.417Coordinates: 48°16′N 12°25′E / 48.267°N 12.417°E / 48.267; 12.417
Country Germany
State
  1. default: Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Mühldorf
Government
 • Mayor Ottmar Wimmer (CSU)
Area
 • Total 31.14 km2 (12.02 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,129
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 84539
Dialling codes 08636
Vehicle registration

Ampfing is a municipality in the district of Mühldorf in Bavaria in Germany.

History[edit]

The Battle of Mühldorf was fought on September 28, 1322 between Bavaria and Austria in Ampfing Heath. The Bavarians were led by Louis the Bavarian, while the Austrians were led by his cousin Frederick I of Austria. The battle did not go well for the Austrians; they were defeated, and more than 1000 noblemen from Austria and Salzburg were captured, as was Frederick himself.

It was one of the sub-camps of Dachau concentration camp.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

Ampfing is located in the region Southeast-Upper-Bavaria (Südostoberbayern) in the valley of river Isen.

Politics[edit]

Ottmar Wimmer (CSU) is mayor.

Community tax yield amounted 5,581,000 € (converted) in 1999, thereof trade tax yield 2,948,000 € (net).

Coat of arms[edit]

Divided into silver and blue; in the upper part two obliquely traversed flails, in the lower part a golden boring tool.

The town's flag shows the colours red and gold.

Gallery[edit]

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