Spiegelau

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Spiegelau
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms of Spiegelau
Location of Spiegelau within Freyung-Grafenau district
Spiegelau in FRG.svg
Spiegelau is located in Germany
Spiegelau
Spiegelau
Spiegelau is located in Bavaria
Spiegelau
Spiegelau
Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictFreyung-Grafenau
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Karlheinz Roth[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total40.42 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Highest elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
Lowest elevation
734 m (2,408 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,863
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94518
Dialling codes08553
Vehicle registrationFRG
Websitewww.gemeinde-spiegelau.de

Spiegelau is a municipality in the district of Freyung-Grafenau in Bavaria in Germany. It is in the heart of the Bavarian Forest.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

There are 33 villages in the municipality:[3]

There are also the Gemarkungen of Spiegelau, Oberkreuzberg and Klingenbrunn.

Transport[change | change source]

Spiegelau is on Zwiesel–Grafenau railway and its station was formerly the junction to the Spiegelau Forest Railway which supporting the major logging industry in the area.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. Gemeinde Spiegelau in the location database of the Bavarian State Library Online. Bavarian State Library, retrieved 5 January 2018