Vilshofen an der Donau

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Vilshofen an der Donau
Bridge over the river Vils and the parish church
Bridge over the river Vils and the parish church
Coat of arms of Vilshofen an der Donau
Location of Vilshofen an der Donau within Passau district
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Vilshofen an der Donau is located in Germany
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Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau is located in Bavaria
Vilshofen an der Donau
Vilshofen an der Donau
Coordinates: 48°38′N 13°11′E / 48.633°N 13.183°E / 48.633; 13.183Coordinates: 48°38′N 13°11′E / 48.633°N 13.183°E / 48.633; 13.183
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictPassau
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Florian Gams[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total86.36 km2 (33.34 sq mi)
Elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total17,240
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94474
Dialling codes08541, 08548, 08549
Vehicle registrationPA
Websitewww.vilshofen.de

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

Demographics[edit]

Religion

The population of Vilshofen is predominantly 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.[citation needed]

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. ^ Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.
  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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