Oberhausen (near Neuburg)

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Oberhausen
Coat of arms of Oberhausen
Coat of arms
Oberhausen  is located in Germany
Oberhausen
Oberhausen
Coordinates: 48°43′N 11°7′E / 48.717°N 11.117°E / 48.717; 11.117Coordinates: 48°43′N 11°7′E / 48.717°N 11.117°E / 48.717; 11.117
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Neuburg-Schrobenhausen
Government
 • Mayor Fridolin Gößl (CSU)
Area
 • Total 31.94 km2 (12.33 sq mi)
Elevation 420-445 m (−1,040 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,829
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86697
Dialling codes 08431
Vehicle registration ND
Website www.gemeinde-oberhausen.de

Oberhausen is a municipality in the Neuburg-Schrobenhausen district in the state of Bavaria in Germany.

Oberhausen combines historic Oberhausen, Unterhausen, Sinning and Kreut.

Neighboring communities include Rennertshofen, Burgheim, Ehekirchen, Rohrenfels, Königsmoos and Neuburg an der Donau.

Bahnhof Unterhausen is the local train station.

Population[edit]

The population as of January, 2005:

municipality total 2,618
Oberhausen 1,079
Sinning 781
Unterhausen 722
Kreut 36

History[edit]

In 1214, Oberhausen and Unterhausen were documented.

There were heavy casualties and great damage to Oberhausen and Unterhausen during World War II. In the woods just outside Sinning, there are reinforced, concrete bunkers built during World War II that still exist today.

In 1972, Oberhausen, Unterhausen and Sinning were combined under the name Oberhausen. In 1994, Kreut was added to the municipality.

The four communities[edit]

Oberhausen is made up of Oberhausen, Unterhausen, Sinning, Kreut.

Oberhausen[edit]

Oberhausen was first documented in 1214.

Unterhausen[edit]

Grumoldshausen or Grünwaldshausen oder Grimoldshausen, the original name of Unterhausen, was created in the 8th century.

Sinning[edit]

Sinning was first documented in 1176.

Kreut[edit]

Kreut joined the municipality in 1994.

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