Vilshofen an der Donau

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Vilshofen an der Donau
Bridge over the Vils River and the parish church
Bridge over the Vils River and the parish church
Coat of arms of Vilshofen an der Donau
Coat of arms
Vilshofen an der Donau   is located in Germany
Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau
Location of Vilshofen an der Donau within Passau district
Vilshofen an der Donau in PA.svg
Coordinates: 48°37′59″N 13°10′59″E / 48.63306°N 13.18306°E / 48.63306; 13.18306Coordinates: 48°37′59″N 13°10′59″E / 48.63306°N 13.18306°E / 48.63306; 13.18306
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Passau
Government
 • Mayor Florian Gams (SPD)
Area
 • Total 86.36 km2 (33.34 sq mi)
Elevation 308 m (1,010 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,396
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 94474
Dialling codes 08541, 08548, 08549
Vehicle registration PA
Website www.vilshofen.de

Vilshofen an der Donau is a town in the German district of Passau.

Demographics[edit]

Religion

The population of Vilshofen is overwhelmingly Christian. In Vilshofen there is a Catholic Church, a Protestant Church and a new Apostolic Church. 78.36% self-identify as Catholic, 10.78% as Protestant and 10.86% as belonging to another Christian denomination[2]

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2008 Mayoral Election were as follows:[3]

Georg Krenn (CSU) 3973 (53.2%)

Joachim Boiger (SPD) 935 (12.5%)

Siegfried Piske (Überparteiliche Wählergemeinschaft) 1039 (13.9%)

Brigitte Pollok-Will (Freie Wählergemeinschaft) 954 (12.8%)

Johann Brandl (FDP) 564 (7.6%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018. 
  2. ^ German Wikipedia Article
  3. ^ Kommunalwahlen 2008, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (2008), accessed 12 November 2008 from http://www.kommunalwahl2008.bayern.de/tabs4275154.html

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