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Metten is a municipality in the district of Deggendorf in Bavaria in Germany. The town grew up around the Benedictine Metten Abbey, founded in 766. Metten is also the birthplace of former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sepp Maier.

Metten
Abbey Church of Saint Michael
Abbey Church of Saint Michael
Coat of arms of Metten
Coat of arms
Location of Metten within Deggendorf district
Metten in DEG.svg
Metten is located in Germany
Metten
Metten
Metten is located in Bavaria
Metten
Metten
Coordinates: 48°52′N 12°55′E / 48.867°N 12.917°E / 48.867; 12.917Coordinates: 48°52′N 12°55′E / 48.867°N 12.917°E / 48.867; 12.917
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictDeggendorf
Subdivisions19 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorErhard Radlmaier (CSU)
Area
 • Total11.91 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Elevation
318 m (1,043 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,206
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
94526
Dialling codes0991
Vehicle registrationDEG
Websitewww.markt-metten.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
 
Panoramic view of Metten