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Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Eggenfelden
Coat of arms
Eggenfelden   is located in Germany
Location of Eggenfelden within Rottal-Inn district
Eggenfelden in PAN.svg
Coordinates: 48°24′14″N 12°45′51″E / 48.40389°N 12.76417°E / 48.40389; 12.76417Coordinates: 48°24′14″N 12°45′51″E / 48.40389°N 12.76417°E / 48.40389; 12.76417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Rottal-Inn
 • Mayor Werner Schießl (Freie Wählergruppe)
 • Total 44.50 km2 (17.18 sq mi)
Elevation 416 m (1,365 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,532
 • Density 300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 84307 8330,8331
Dialling codes 08721
Vehicle registration PAN, EG, GRI, VIB


Geographical location[edit]

Eggenfelden (Central Bavarian: Eggenfejdn) is located in the gentle valley of the Rott at the intersection of B 20 with the B 388 and the beginning of the B 588. The city has two railway stations on the railway Passau - Neumarkt - Sankt Veit as well as an airfield (airfield Eggenfelden). Eggenfelden is located about 56 km southeast of Landshut, 60 km south of Straubing, 70 km south-west of Passau, 84 kilometers north of Salzburg and 110 kilometers east of Munich.


The municipality Eggenfelden has 119 officially named Stadtteile:[2]


  • 1946–1948: Lorenz Fichtner, SPD
  • 1948–1960: Lorenz Bachmeier, CSU
  • 1960–1990: Hans Kreck, SPD
  • 1990–2002: Karl Riedler, SPD
  • 2002–2014: Werner Schießl, FWG
  • since May 2014: Wolfgang Grubwinkler, UWG, elected in March 2014 with 54,86 % of the votes
Old town hall Eggenfelden

Notable people[edit]

  • The ski mountaineer Konrad Lex was born in Eggenfelden.
  • The German pop-singer and actor Daniel Küblböck who achieved short-lived celebrity in 2003, in the first season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), the German version of Pop Idol, in which he came third, was born outside of Eggenfelden and lived here until his breakthrough.


Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Albert Hahl (1868-1945), German colonial officer and governor of German-New Guinea
  • Richard Schimpf (1897-1972), officer of the German Army, the Reichswehr, the Wehrmacht and the Bundeswehr (last rank major general)
  • Friedrich Müller (born 1938), legal scientist and author
  • Joseph Vogl (born 1957), literary and media scientist
  • Katrin Garfoot (born 1981), Australian cyclist
  • Barbara Lechner (born 1982), shooting sports woman

Other people related to Eggenfelden[edit]


External links[edit]

Media related to Eggenfelden at Wikimedia Commons