Spiegelau is a municipality in the district of Freyung-Grafenau in Bavaria in Germany. It lies in the heart of the Bavarian Forest.

Spiegelau
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Roman Catholic parish church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms of Spiegelau
Location of Spiegelau within Freyung-Grafenau district
Spiegelau in FRG.svg
Spiegelau is located in Germany
Spiegelau
Spiegelau
Spiegelau is located in Bavaria
Spiegelau
Spiegelau
Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367Coordinates: 48°55′N 13°22′E / 48.917°N 13.367°E / 48.917; 13.367
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionNiederbayern
DistrictFreyung-Grafenau
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Karlheinz Roth[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total40.42 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Highest elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
Lowest elevation
734 m (2,408 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,855
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
94518
Dialling codes08553
Vehicle registrationFRG
Websitewww.gemeinde-spiegelau.de

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 33 villages in the municipality:[3]

There are also the Gemarkungen of Spiegelau, Oberkreuzberg and Klingenbrunn.

TransportEdit

Spiegelau lies on Zwiesel–Grafenau railway and its station was formerly the junction to the Spiegelau Forest Railway which supporting the major logging industry in the area.

See alsoEdit

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.
  3. ^ Gemeinde Spiegelau in the location database of the Bavarian State Library Online. Bavarian State Library, retrieved 5 January 2018