Simbach, Dingolfing-Landau

Simbach is a market town and municipality in the district of Dingolfing-Landau, Bavaria, Germany. As of 2020, it had a population of around 4,000 and an area of 51.23 km².

Simbach
Church of Saint Bartholomew
Church of Saint Bartholomew
Coat of arms of Simbach
Location of Simbach within Dingolfing-Landau district
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Simbach is located in Germany
Simbach
Simbach
Simbach is located in Bavaria
Simbach
Simbach
Coordinates: 48°34′0″N 12°45′0″E / 48.56667°N 12.75000°E / 48.56667; 12.75000Coordinates: 48°34′0″N 12°45′0″E / 48.56667°N 12.75000°E / 48.56667; 12.75000
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictDingolfing-Landau
Subdivisions5 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Herbert Sporrer[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total51.23 km2 (19.78 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,071
 • Density79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94436
Dialling codes09954
Vehicle registrationDGF
Websitewww.markt-simbach.de

HistoryEdit

  • 806 - The town is first mentioned in official documents
  • 13th century - The town received the title Markt
  • 1496 - Construction of St. Bartholomäus Church was completed
  • c. 1634 - The town was struck by plague
  • 1658 - Part of the town was destroyed by fire
  • 1670 - A second school building, the Deiritzhaus, was built
  • 1736 - The church was extended in the baroque style
  • 1972 - Communal reform took place

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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