Mitterfels

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Mitterfels
Coat of arms of Mitterfels
Coat of arms
Location of Mitterfels
Mitterfels is located in Germany
Mitterfels
Mitterfels
Mitterfels is located in Bavaria
Mitterfels
Mitterfels
Coordinates: 48°58′N 12°41′E / 48.967°N 12.683°E / 48.967; 12.683Coordinates: 48°58′N 12°41′E / 48.967°N 12.683°E / 48.967; 12.683
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictStraubing-Bogen
Municipal assoc.Mitterfels
Government
 • MayorHeinrich Stenzel (Freie Wählergemeinschaft)
Area
 • Total14.23 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
Elevation
407 m (1,335 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,799
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
94360
Dialling codes09961
Vehicle registrationSR
Websitewww.mitterfels.de

Mitterfels is a municipality in the district of Straubing-Bogen in Bavaria, Germany. It is the head of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Mitterfels.

Geography[edit]

Mitterfels is located in the region between the Danube and the Bavarian Forest.

History[edit]

In 1104 the dukes of Bogen founded the Monastery Oberalteich. The Castle of Mitterfels was first mentioned in 1194. The Township in today's extent was founded in 1818.

At the census in the year 2000, 2,372 inhabitants lived in Mitterfels.

The mayor of the town is Heinrich Stenzel (Community of Independent Voters). He came into office in 2002 as successor of Werner Lang.

Education[edit]

In the year 1999, the following institutions were established:

  • A nursery with 70 places and 81 children
  • An elementary school with 22 teachers and 362 pupils

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.