Abensberg

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Abensberg
Aerial view of Abensberg's Old Town
Aerial view of Abensberg's Old Town
Coat of arms of Abensberg
Location of Abensberg within Kelheim district
Abensberg in KEH.svg
Abensberg is located in Germany
Abensberg
Abensberg
Abensberg is located in Bavaria
Abensberg
Abensberg
Coordinates: 48°48′N 11°51′E / 48.800°N 11.850°E / 48.800; 11.850Coordinates: 48°48′N 11°51′E / 48.800°N 11.850°E / 48.800; 11.850
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictKelheim
Subdivisions7 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2017–23) Uwe Brandl[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total60.29 km2 (23.28 sq mi)
Elevation
370 m (1,210 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,192
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
93326
Dialling codes09443
Vehicle registrationKEH
Websitewww.abensberg.de
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Abensberg (German pronunciation: [ˈaːbənsˌbɛʁk] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in Kelheim, in Bavaria, Germany, placed about 30 km southwest of Regensburg, 40 km east of Ingolstadt, 50 northwest of Landshut and 100 km north of Munich. It is on the river Abens, a tributary of the Danube.

Geography[change | change source]

The town is on the Abens river, a tributary of the Danube, about eight kilometres from the river's source. The area around Abensberg is by the valley of the Danube, where the Weltenburg Abbey stands, the valley of the Altmühl in the north, a left tributary of the Danube, and the famous Hallertau hops-planting region in the south. The town is divided into the municipalities of Abensberg, Arnhofen, Holzharlanden, Hörlbach, Offenstetten, Pullach and Sandharland.

Divisions[change | change source]

Since the administrative reforms in Bavaria in the 1970s, the town also surrounds the following Ortsteile:

  • In the town: Abensberg (main settlement), Aunkofen (civil parish), Badhaus (village)
  • To the east: Gaden (village), See (village), Offenstetten (civil parish)
  • To the north east: Arnhofen (civil parish), Baiern (village), Pullach (civil parish), Kleedorf (village)
  • To the north: Sandharlanden (civil parish), Holzharlanden (civil parish), Buchhof (small hamlet)
  • To the west: Schwaighausen (village), Schillhof (hamlet), Gilla (small hamlet)
  • To the south: Aumühle (small hamlet), Allersdorf (hamlet)
  • To the south east: Lehen (small hamlet), Mitterhörlbach (hamlet), Upper Hörlbach (village), Lower Hörlbach (hamlet)

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, accessed 19 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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