|Admin. region||Lower Bavaria|
|• Mayor||Helmut Haider (Freie Wähler)|
|• Total||68.85 km2 (26.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||449 m (1,473 ft)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The first mention of a village named Pipurch is found around 1000 AD. In records dating back to 1308, Vilsbiburg is mentioned as a market and also as a town, having a court and municipal powers. Vilsbiburg officially acquired the status of a town in 1929. On July 1, 1972 the administrative district of Vilsbiburg was merged into Landshut. The former municipalities of Frauensattling, Gaindorf, Haarbach, Seyboldsdorf and Wolferding became part of the town of Vilsbiburg in 1978.
Vilsbiburg is twinned with:
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2012.
- Die Stadt Vilsbiburg in den frühesten Nennungen Homepage of Vilsbiburg. Accessed October 14, 2007.
- Vilsbiburger Geschichte Homepage of Vilsbiburg. Accessed October 14, 2007.
- Gemeindeteile der Stadt Vilsbiburg Homepage of Vilsbiburg. Accessed October 14, 2007.