|• Mayor||Jochen Vogel (Wählergemeinschaft)|
|• Total||23.80 km2 (9.19 sq mi)|
|Elevation||420 m (1,380 ft)|
|• Density||74/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Divisions of the municipality
The municipality consists of the following towns:
Motten originally belonged to the Bishop of Fulda, and was secularized in 1803 and given to Archduke Ferdinand of Orange. In 1806, it became part of the Province of Fulde in France. In the Congress of Vienna in 1815, it was given to Austria. Since the Treaty of Munich of 1816, it has belonged to Bavaria.
On the evening of October 22, 2005, a tornado destroyed parts of the industrial district.
Coat of arms
A black Templar's cross on a diagonal silver band, with a crown above and a gold thistle blossom below on a black background.
Motten has had a brewery since the 16th century.
As of 1998, there were 242 businesses in the municipality. As of 1999, there were 54 agricultural businesses, with 837 ha under cultivation, 227 ha in fields, and 606 ha in pasture.
Will Bier is the name of the Brewery.
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2012.
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.