Zwiesel

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Zwiesel
Zwiesel 002.jpg
Coat of arms of Zwiesel
Coat of arms
Zwiesel is located in Germany
Zwiesel
Zwiesel
Coordinates: 49°01′N 13°14′E / 49.017°N 13.233°E / 49.017; 13.233Coordinates: 49°01′N 13°14′E / 49.017°N 13.233°E / 49.017; 13.233
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Regen
Subdivisions 8 districts
Government
 • Mayor Robert Zettner (CSU)
Area
 • Total 41.14 km2 (15.88 sq mi)
Elevation 580 - 750 m (−1,880 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,257
 • Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 94227
Dialling codes 09922
Vehicle registration REG
Website www.zwiesel.de
For the mountains, see Zwiesel (mountain)

Zwiesel is a town in the district of Regen, in Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Zwiesel is situated in the Bavarian Forest, lying south of Bodenmais and to the northwest of Grafenau. In the nearby area is the mountain Großer Arber, the highest in the Bavarian Forest.

Division of the town[edit]

Zwiesel consists of 8 districts:

  • Zwiesel
  • Bärnzell
  • Griesbach
  • Innenried
  • Klautzenbach
  • Lichtenthal
  • Rabenstein
  • Theresienthal
  • Zwieselberg

Economy[edit]

Glass making, brewing, and tourism are the most important industries in the town.

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