Türkenfeld

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Türkenfeld
The former palace, now domicile of the local government
The former palace, now domicile of the local government
Coat of arms of Türkenfeld
Coat of arms
Türkenfeld   is located in Germany
Türkenfeld
Türkenfeld
Coordinates: 48°07′N 11°05′E / 48.117°N 11.083°E / 48.117; 11.083Coordinates: 48°07′N 11°05′E / 48.117°N 11.083°E / 48.117; 11.083
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Fürstenfeldbruck
Government
 • Mayor Pius Keller (CSU)
Area
 • Total 15.95 km2 (6.16 sq mi)
Elevation 599 m (1,965 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,780
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82299
Dialling codes 08193
Vehicle registration FFB
Website www.tuerkenfeld.de

Türkenfeld (German literally: “Turkfield”) is a municipality in the district of Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[edit]

Türkenfeld is located about 14 km south-west of Fürstenfeldbruck and 37 km west of Munich. The municipality has incorporated the communities of Burgholz, Klotzau, Türkenfeld, Peutenmühle, Pleitmannswang, and Zankenhausen.

History[edit]

The first evidence of settlement is a burial place dating from Neolithic. In the area of Türkenfeld one can also find several Tumuli from about 1500 BC.

The first written reference is in the Breves Notatiae of 749 as "Duringveld".

During World War II, a subcamp of Dachau concentration camp was built in the town, though it was never put into operation due to construction failures.

Infrastructure[edit]

Public facilities in Türkenfeld comprise a kindergarten, a primary school, and a Hauptschule as well as a natatorium. There are also several restaurants in the town.

Türkenfeld is connected to Munich S-Bahn Line S4.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Türkenfeld at Wikimedia Commons