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Coat of arms of Alteglofsheim
Coat of arms
Alteglofsheim   is located in Germany
Location of Alteglofsheim within Regensburg district
Alteglofsheim in R.svg
Coordinates: 48°55′12″N 12°12′13″E / 48.92000°N 12.20361°E / 48.92000; 12.20361Coordinates: 48°55′12″N 12°12′13″E / 48.92000°N 12.20361°E / 48.92000; 12.20361
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Regensburg
Municipal assoc. Alteglofsheim
 • Mayor Ludwig Stiegler (CSU)
 • Total 13.23 km2 (5.11 sq mi)
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,257
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 93087
Dialling codes 09453
Vehicle registration R

Alteglofsheim is a municipality in the district of Regensburg in Bavaria in Germany.

The village was the site of a famous moonlight cavalry action on the evening of the Battle of Eckmühl on 22 April 1809. South of Alteglofsheim, 32 squadrons of Austrian Empire cavalry were defeated by as many as 60 squadrons belonging to the First French Empire, the Kingdom of Bavaria, and the Kingdom of Württemberg.[2]


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018. 
  2. ^ Petre, F. Loraine. Napoleon and the Archduke Charles. New York: Hippocrene Books, (1909) 1976. 180-181