Freyung, Bavaria

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Freyung
Freyung
Freyung
Coat of arms of Freyung
Location of Freyung within Freyung-Grafenau district
Freyung in FRG.svg
Freyung is located in Germany
Freyung
Freyung
Freyung is located in Bavaria
Freyung
Freyung
Coordinates: 48°48′N 13°33′E / 48.800°N 13.550°E / 48.800; 13.550Coordinates: 48°48′N 13°33′E / 48.800°N 13.550°E / 48.800; 13.550
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictFreyung-Grafenau
Subdivisions3 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Dr. Olaf Heinrich[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total48.64 km2 (18.78 sq mi)
Elevation
655 m (2,149 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,167
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94078
Dialling codes08551, 08558
Vehicle registrationFRG
Websitewww.freyung.de

Freyung is a town in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the Freyung-Grafenau district. It is in the Bavarian Forest mountain range, near the border with Austria and the Czech Republic.

Geography[change | change source]

The town is on the southeastern rim of the Bavarian Forest National Park near the confluence of the Saußbach and Reschbach creeks. The town centre is about 33 km (21 mi) north of Passau.

Twin towns[change | change source]

Freyung is twinned with

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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.