Ortenburg (Bavaria)

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Ortenburg
Ortenburg town centre
Ortenburg town centre
Coat of arms of Ortenburg
Location of Ortenburg (Bavaria) within Passau district
Ortenburg in PA.svg
Ortenburg is located in Germany
Ortenburg
Ortenburg
Ortenburg is located in Bavaria
Ortenburg
Ortenburg
Coordinates: 48°32′N 13°13′E / 48.533°N 13.217°E / 48.533; 13.217Coordinates: 48°32′N 13°13′E / 48.533°N 13.217°E / 48.533; 13.217
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictPassau
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Stefan Lang[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total60.73 km2 (23.45 sq mi)
Elevation
358 m (1,175 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,433
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94496
Dialling codes08542
Vehicle registrationPA
Websitewww.ortenburg.de

Ortenburg (Central Bavarian: Otnbuag) is a municipality and old market town in Passau in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Geographical place[change | change source]

Ortenburg is in the forested area south of the Danube and north of the Rott. It is one of the main centres of population in the Lower Bavarian Upland. The majority of the municipality is in the Wolfach Valley and the Wolfach itself runs directly through Ortenburg.

The market town is 20 km west of Passau, 10 km south of Vilshofen an der Donau, 12 km northwest of Bad Griesbach and 20 km north of Pocking.

Neighbouring municipalities[change | change source]

The closest municipalities are Haarbach, Beutelsbach, Vilshofen an der Donau, Fürstenzell, and Bad Griesbach im Rottal. The cities of Passau and Pocking are farther away.

Administrative division[change | change source]

The municipality of Ortenburg includes 112 districts.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.
  3. "Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online (BLO)". www.bayerische-landesbibliothek-online.de (in German). Retrieved 2017-03-09.
Ortenburg Castle