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Manching is a municipality in the district of Pfaffenhofen, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Paar, 7 km southeast of Ingolstadt. In the late Iron Age, there was a Celtic settlement, the Oppidum of Manching, on the location of present-day Manching.

Manching
Coat of arms of Manching
Coat of arms
Location of Manching within Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm district
Manching in PAF.svg
Manching is located in Germany
Manching
Manching
Manching is located in Bavaria
Manching
Manching
Coordinates: 48°43′7″N 11°29′50″E / 48.71861°N 11.49722°E / 48.71861; 11.49722Coordinates: 48°43′7″N 11°29′50″E / 48.71861°N 11.49722°E / 48.71861; 11.49722
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictPfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Government
 • MayorHerbert Nerb (Freie Wähler e.V.)
Area
 • Total35.48 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Elevation
366 m (1,201 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total12,503
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
85077
Dialling codes08459
Vehicle registrationPAF
Websitewww.manching.de

Airbus Defence and Space (former Military Air Systems business unit of EADS) has its flight test center here at Manching Airport.

The Barthelmarkt, a well-known beer festival in the area, takes place in the district of Oberstimm on the last weekend of August every year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.