Weichs

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For the field marshal, see Maximilian von Weichs.
Weichs
Coat of arms of Weichs
Coat of arms
Weichs   is located in Germany
Weichs
Weichs
Coordinates: 48°23′N 11°25′E / 48.383°N 11.417°E / 48.383; 11.417Coordinates: 48°23′N 11°25′E / 48.383°N 11.417°E / 48.383; 11.417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Dachau
Government
 • Mayor Harald Mundl (FW)
Area
 • Total 18.72 km2 (7.23 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,310
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 85258
Dialling codes 08136
Vehicle registration DAH
Website www.weichs.de

Weichs is a municipality in the district of Dachau in Bavaria in Germany. There are 4 main villages in the municipality - Weichs, Aufhausen, Ebersbach, and Fränking. In addition, there are several smaller villages: Albertshof, Biechlhof, Breitenwiesen, Daxberg, Edenholzhausen, Edenpfaffenhofen, Erlbach, Erlhausen, Hölzböck, Jedenhofen, and Zillhofen.

The municipality is located in a picturesque area of rolling hills leading to the Glonn river. It is a beautiful example of a typical Bavarian countryside. Each village is a small knot of tidy white homes with red roofs, interspersed with small dairy farms and quaint Bavarian churches and surrounded by lovely fields of barley and corn.

There is a restaurant serving typical Bavarian food next to the church in Aufhausen. There is also a Greek restaurant on the main street in Ebersbach. In Weichs proper, there are several bakeries and small shops, including a pharmacy, post office, and horse-riding school.

In 2007, Weichs celebrated its 1200 year anniversary. Throughout the year, there were celebrations and commemorations of this event.

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