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Coat of arms of Wolnzach
Coat of arms
Wolnzach is located in Germany
Location of Wolnzach within Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm district
Wolnzach in PAF.svg
Coordinates: 48°36′N 11°37′E / 48.600°N 11.617°E / 48.600; 11.617Coordinates: 48°36′N 11°37′E / 48.600°N 11.617°E / 48.600; 11.617
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
 • Mayor Jens Machold (CSU)
 • Total 91.62 km2 (35.37 sq mi)
Elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,469
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 85283
Dialling codes 08442
Vehicle registration PAF
Website www.wolnzach.de

Wolnzach (German pronunciation: [ˈvɔlntsax], locally [ˈvɔɪntsɔ(x)]) is a municipality in the district of Pfaffenhofen in Bavaria, Germany. It is also a "seal district" ("Siegelbezirk") of the hop-planting area Hallertau, and home of important hops-related institutions such as the German Hops Museum ("Deutsches Hopfenmuseum") and the Hop Research Center Hüll.


Wolnzach was first mentioned in the foundation document of Wessobrunn Abbey in 756, by the name of Wolamotesaha. In 1150 there occurs the first documentary reference to Wolnzach as the site of a market.

In 1926, the German Hop Research Society established a research site in Hüll near Wolnzach, which would develop into the Hop Research Center Hüll in 1962.

The German Hops Museum was founded in 2002.

Alois Dallmayr, former owner of the famous Dallmayr food store in Munich originated from Wolnzach.

Twin towns[edit]

Wolnzach is twinned with Poperinge in Belgium since 1965.


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Wolnzach at Wikimedia Commons