Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm

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Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Coat of arms
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm  is located in Germany
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°31′E / 48.533°N 11.517°E / 48.533; 11.517Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°31′E / 48.533°N 11.517°E / 48.533; 11.517
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Herker (SPD)
Area
 • Total 92.39 km2 (35.67 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 24,441
 • Density 260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 85276
Dialling codes 08441
Vehicle registration PAF
Website www.pfaffenhofen.de

Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm is a municipality in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Pfaffenhofen. It is located on the river Ilm, and had a population of 23,282 in 2004.

Composer Ralf Yusuf Gawlick was born here in 1969.

As of a press release in October 2011 from the UN-backed annual International Awards for Liveable Communities (LivCom), Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm was saluted by judges for the quality of its environmental best practice. The Bavarian town of 23,000 people was also named the most liveable city with a population between 20,000-75,000. The elite group of cities fulfilled the awards’ range of key criteria involving environmental best practice, healthy lifestyle of citizens, community involvement as well as arts and cultural heritage.

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