Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm
|• Mayor||Thomas Herker (SPD)|
|• Total||92.39 km2 (35.67 sq mi)|
|Elevation||428 m (1,404 ft)|
|• Density||270/km2 (710/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
Sons and daughters of the city
- Hans Demmelmeier (1887-1953), politician
- Joseph Maria Lutz (1893-1972), writer and poet
- Anton Thumann (1912-1946), SS Obersturmführer in various concentration camps
- Christoph Ruckhäberle (* 1972), painter
Michael Hefele (Huddesfield Town, English Premiership Football Team ) we are on our way.
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). June 2016.
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