Mitterfels

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Mitterfels
Coat of arms of Mitterfels
Coat of arms
Mitterfels   is located in Germany
Mitterfels
Mitterfels
Coordinates: 48°58′N 12°41′E / 48.967°N 12.683°E / 48.967; 12.683Coordinates: 48°58′N 12°41′E / 48.967°N 12.683°E / 48.967; 12.683
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Straubing-Bogen
Municipal assoc. Mitterfels
Government
 • Mayor Heinrich Stenzel (Freie Wählergemeinschaft)
Area
 • Total 14.23 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,467
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 94360
Dialling codes 09961
Vehicle registration SR
Website www.mitterfels.de

Mitterfels is a municipality in the district of Straubing-Bogen in Bavaria, Germany. It is the head of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Mitterfels.

Geography[edit]

Mitterfels is located in the region between the Danube and the Bavarian Forest.

History[edit]

In 1104 the dukes of Bogen founded the Monastery Oberalteich. The Castle of Mitterfels was first mentioned in 1194. The Township in today's extent was founded in 1818.

At the census in the year 2000, 2,372 inhabitants lived in Mitterfels.

The mayor of the town is Heinrich Stenzel (Community of Independent Voters). He came into office in 2002 as successor of Werner Lang.

Education[edit]

In the year 1999, the following institutions were established:

  • A nursery with 70 places and 81 children
  • A elementary school with 22 teachers and 362 pupils

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