Kipfenberg

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Kipfenberg
Kipfenberg with the Kipfenberg Castle seen from northwest
Kipfenberg with the Kipfenberg Castle seen from northwest
Coat of arms of Kipfenberg
Location of Kipfenberg within Eichstätt district
Kipfenberg in EI.svg
Kipfenberg is located in Germany
Kipfenberg
Kipfenberg
Kipfenberg is located in Bavaria
Kipfenberg
Kipfenberg
Coordinates: 48°56′58″N 11°23′42″E / 48.94944°N 11.39500°E / 48.94944; 11.39500Coordinates: 48°56′58″N 11°23′42″E / 48.94944°N 11.39500°E / 48.94944; 11.39500
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictEichstätt
Subdivisions16 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Christian Wagner[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total81.43 km2 (31.44 sq mi)
Elevation
378 m (1,240 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,792
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
85110
Dialling codes08465
Vehicle registrationEI
Websitewww.kipfenberg.de

Kipfenberg is a town and municipality in the district of Eichstätt in Bavaria, Germany. It is known for its hillside castle and fortress, and for being the geographical centre of Bavaria. The river Altmühl flows through the municipality and its market town of Kipfenberg.

Franz Widnmann (1846–1910), painter, graphic artist, and professor at the Royal School of Applied Arts in Munich, was born at Kipfenberg.[3]

Communities[change | change source]

Community Population
Kipfenberg 1709
Arnsberg 325
Attenzell 241
Biberg 348
Böhming 599
Buch 174
Dunsdorf 188
Grösdorf 356
Hirnstetten 179
Irlahüll 250
Kemathen 036
Krut 065
Oberemmendorf 110
Pfahldorf 431
Schambach 060
Schelldorf 564

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, accessed 19 July 2021.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. Widnmann, Franz; Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, Hans Vollmer (ed.), Waage–Wilhelmson, E. A. Seemann, Leipzig (1942), Thieme-Becker, Volume 35:, pp.521–522.

Other websites[change | change source]

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