Wolnzach

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Wolnzach
Coat of arms of Wolnzach
Coat of arms
Wolnzach   is located in Germany
Wolnzach
Wolnzach
Coordinates: 48°36′N 11°37′E / 48.600°N 11.617°E / 48.600; 11.617Coordinates: 48°36′N 11°37′E / 48.600°N 11.617°E / 48.600; 11.617
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Government
 • Mayor Jens Machold (CSU)
Area
 • Total 91.62 km2 (35.37 sq mi)
Elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,959
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 85283
Dialling codes 08442
Vehicle registration PAF
Website www.wolnzach.de

Wolnzach (German pronunciation: [ˈvɔlntsax], locally [ˈvɔɪntsɔ(x)]) is a municipality in the district of Pfaffenhofen in Bavaria, Germany. It is also a "seal district" ("Siegelbezirk") of the hop-planting area Hallertau, and home of important hops-related institutions like the German Hops Museum ("Deutsches Hopfenmuseum").

History[edit]

Wolnzach was first mentioned in the foundation document of Wessobrunn Abbey in 756, by the name of Wolamotesaha. In 1150 there occurs the first documentary reference to Wolnzach as the site of a market.

The German Hops Museum was founded in 2002.

Alois Dallmayr, former owner of the famous Dallmayr food store in Munich originated from Wolnzach.

Twin towns[edit]

Wolnzach is twinned with Poperinge in Belgium since 1965.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Wolnzach at Wikimedia Commons