Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm

Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm is a municipality in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Pfaffenhofen. It is located on the river Ilm, and had a population of 23,282 in 2004.

Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Location of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm within Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm district
Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm in PAF.svg
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is located in Germany
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is located in Bavaria
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°31′E / 48.533°N 11.517°E / 48.533; 11.517Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°31′E / 48.533°N 11.517°E / 48.533; 11.517
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictPfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm
 • Mayor (2020–26) Thomas Herker[1] (SPD)
 • Total92.39 km2 (35.67 sq mi)
428 m (1,404 ft)
 • Total26,272
 • Density280/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes08441
Vehicle registrationPAF

Composer Ralf Yusuf Gawlick was born here in 1969.

As of a press release in October 2011 from the UN-backed annual International Awards for Liveable Communities (LivCom), Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm was saluted by judges for the quality of its environmental best practice. The Bavarian town of 23,000 people was also named the most liveable city with a population between 20,000-75,000. The elite group of cities fulfilled the awards’ range of key criteria involving environmental best practice, healthy lifestyle of citizens, community involvement as well as arts and cultural heritage.

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  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.