Grünenbach

Grünenbach is a municipality in the district of Lindau in Bavaria in Germany.

Grünenbach
Church of Saint Otmar
Church of Saint Otmar
Coat of arms of Grünenbach
Coat of arms
Location of Grünenbach within Lindau district
Grünenbach in LI.svg
Grünenbach is located in Germany
Grünenbach
Grünenbach
Grünenbach is located in Bavaria
Grünenbach
Grünenbach
Coordinates: 47°37′N 10°1′E / 47.617°N 10.017°E / 47.617; 10.017Coordinates: 47°37′N 10°1′E / 47.617°N 10.017°E / 47.617; 10.017
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictLindau
Municipal assoc.Röthenbach (Allgäu)
Government
 • MayorMarkus Eugler
Area
 • Total25.12 km2 (9.70 sq mi)
Elevation
718 m (2,356 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,510
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
88167
Dialling codes08383
Vehicle registrationLI
Websitewww.gruenenbach.de

GeographyEdit

Grünenbach is located in the Allgäu region.

It consists of the following districts: Ebratshofen, Grünenbach.

HistoryEdit

 
Church of Saint Otmar

Before 1800 Grünenbach had been seat of a higher and lower court and belonged to Austria as a part of the Bregenz-Hohenegg authority, before becoming part of Bavaria. Since the signing of the peace treaties of Brünn and Preßburg in 1805 the town belongs to Bavaria. In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria the contemporary municipality was formed by the "Gemeindeedikt" of 1818.


DemographicsEdit

In 1970 there were 1,140, in 1987 1,124 and in 2000 1,285 inhabitants living in Grünenbach.

PoliticsEdit

The mayor of the town is Markus Eugler (Unabhängige Gemeinderäte).

The revenue from the municipal tax added up to 658,000 € in 1999, of which the net business tax amounted to 206,000 €.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

Economy, agriculture and forestryEdit

According to the official statistics, in 1998 there were 160 employees who were subject to social insurance contribution in the industrial sector and none in the sector of trade and transport at place of work. In miscellaneous sectors there were 96 persons who were subject to social insurance contribution at place of work. At place of domicile there were 396 employees altogether. In the industrial sector there were two, in the main construction trade four businesses. Moreover, there were 67 agricultural businesses in 1999 with a total area of 1,415 ha.

EducationEdit

In 2005 there were the following institutions:

  • Kindergartens: 42 kindergarten spaces with 43 children
  • Elementary school: Laubenbergschule Grünenbach

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.