Spiegelau

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Spiegelau
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms of Spiegelau
Coat of arms
Spiegelau   is located in Germany
Spiegelau
Spiegelau
Location of Spiegelau within Freyung-Grafenau district
Spiegelau in FRG.svg
Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Freyung-Grafenau
Government
 • Mayor Josef Luksch (SPD)
Area
 • Total 40.42 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Elevation 734-820 m (−1,956 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,863
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 94518
Dialling codes 08553
Vehicle registration FRG
Website www.gemeinde-spiegelau.de

Spiegelau is a municipality in the district of Freyung-Grafenau in Bavaria in Germany. It lies in the heart of the Bavarian Forest.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 33 villages in the municipality[2]:

There are also the Gemarkungen of Spiegelau, Oberkreuzberg and Klingenbrunn.


Transport[edit]

Spiegelau lies on Zwiesel–Grafenau railway and its station was formerly the junction to the Spiegelau Forest Railway which supporting the major logging industry in the area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018. 
  2. ^ Gemeinde Spiegelau in the location database of the Bavarian State Library Online. Bavarian State Library, retrieved 5 January 2018