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Coordinates: 48 ° 18 '  N , 11 ° 54'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Upper Bavaria
County : Erding
Height : 463 m above sea level NHN
Area : 54.61 km 2
Residents: 36,437 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 667 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 85435
Area code : 08122
License plate : ED
Community key : 09 1 77 117

City administration address :
Landshuter Strasse 1
85435 Erding
Website :
Lord Mayor : Maximilian Gotz ( CSU )
Location of the city of Erding in the district of Erding
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Erding is an old Bavarian ducal town, 31 kilometers northeast of Munich and 31 kilometers southwest of Landshut . Erding is a district town in the same county in the district of Upper Bavaria and since 2016 a regional center .

Erdinger Schrannenhalle with city tower

With 36,437 inhabitants, the city ​​is located in one of the most promising districts in Germany , as a study by the “Berlin Institute for World Population and Global Development” from 2004 shows (second-best rating after Eichstätt ) - according to this, Munich Airport plays an essential role in economic development.


Aerial view of Erding city center


Erding is about 30 kilometers to the northeast from Munich city ​​center. The Sempt , a tributary of the Isar, flows through Erding . It flows in an arc in the east around the old town of Erdingen, which is bounded in the west by the Fehlbach , which branches off from the Sempt .

City structure

The city has around 36,000 inhabitants. The three districts are Erding, Altenerding and Langengeisling . Altenerding and Langengeisling were initially independent and had existed for longer than the town of Erding itself.

There are 25 parish parts. In addition to the main town of Erding, these are the parish villages of Altenerding, Klettham and Langengeisling, the church villages of Altham , Eichenkofen , Indorf , Itzling , Pretzen and Sankt Paul , the villages of Ammersdorf , Aufhausen , Bergham , Kehr and Siglfing , the hamlets of Graß , Neuhausen , Singlding and Werndlfing , the desert areas of Kiefing , Schollbach , Straß , Voggenöd and Ziegelstatt and the monastery of Hl. Blut .

Nature reserves

In Wörth there is a sintered form (Geotop number 177R003).


Early Middle Ages

City view by Matthäus Merian , 1665
Sempt with the towers of the defense system
Erding in the Antiquarium
Hospital Church of the Holy Spirit

The Altham district was first mentioned in a document in 742: A family member of the Agilolfinger gave Altham to the Benediktbeuern monastery . In 788 the settlement Ardeoingas (corresponding to Erding) was first mentioned in a document. In 891 King Arnulf donated the royal court there to the cathedral chapter in Salzburg .

middle Ages

In 1228 Erding was granted city rights by Duke Ludwig of Bavaria ; the city (Herzogstadt) was deliberately created as a ducal base opposite the Freising Monastery on the Schongau-Munich-Landshut trunk road. The pear-shaped shape of the old town results from the two watercourses - the Sempt in the east and the artificially deepened Fehlbach in the west, which gave the city the value of a water fortress. Wall, moat and rampart are still present in small remnants.

Inside the old town there are typical characteristics of a Wittelsbach city re-establishment in the 13th century. An elongated, about 400 meters long north-south axis, the north of the square Schrannenplatz Lange Zeile 's and was originally created as a street market. In a west-east direction - offset - a street and in the middle the Schrannenplatz . Of the original four city gates (in the west the Münchner Tor , in the north the Freisinger Tor and in the south the Haager Tor ) only the east gate, the Landshuter Tor (beautiful tower) has been preserved. This was the largest city gate, as it led to the then capital Landshut. The town castle of Erding , which is now defunct, was located in the southwest . In addition to its strategic importance, it later became a trading center, especially for grain and cattle.

With the first division of the Wittelsbach state, Erding was assigned to Lower Bavaria , where it remained until the beginning of the 19th century. From 1300 the Erdinger city tower, the symbol of the city, was built in a central location.

In 1503 Erding was conquered by Duke Albrecht IV of Bavaria-Munich in the War of the Bavarian Succession . At the end of the War of Succession , Upper and Lower Bavaria were reunited in 1506. The Hofmark Altenerding, which has since been restored by the Salzburg Cathedral Chapter, was sold by the Counts of Haag to Johann Jakob Fugger .

In the course of the Thirty Years War the Swedes conquered, pillaged and plundered Erding twice - in 1632 and 1634. The consequences were a famine and the outbreak of the plague in 1634. In 1648 Erding became the headquarters of the Swedish general Wrangel . Most of the population had fled to the as yet unoccupied areas of the country - most of them to Wasserburg am Inn and Traunstein . When the imperial forces under General Piccolomini advanced on Erding from Vilsbiburg and Geisenhausen , the city was set on fire again. The third reconstruction was financed by a specially introduced beer tax.

Modern times

During the Napoleonic Wars - particularly at the Battle of Hohenlinden in 1800 - Erding was obliged to billet and feed soldiers.

At the end of World War II, on the afternoon of April 18, 1945, American forces dropped 50 explosive bombs; the old town was hit. 120 people were killed, 24 died from their injuries in the next few days. It is believed that the attack was actually aimed at Freising. On May 1, 1945, the city of Erding was handed over to the US troops without a fight.

With effect from January 1, 2013 Erding was elevated to a major district town .


In 1924 Heilig Blut came from the Altenerding parish in Erding and in 1938 Siglfing came from the Oberding parish . On May 1, 1978, the previously independent communities Altenerding and Langengeisling were incorporated as part of the municipal reform.


  • Around 35,000 people live in Erding.
  • The average age of women is 41.7 and that of men 39.7 years.
  • 1050 more women than men live in Erding (49.3 percent male; 50.7 percent female).
  • 5186 Erdinger and Erdinger or 14.8 percent are older than 65 years (thereof 41 percent male, 59 percent female).
  • 20.3 percent are younger than 18 years.
  • The proportion of 3968 foreigners from 101 countries (50.3 percent male, 49.7 percent female) is 11.3 percent.
  • 45.4 percent are married, 42.0 percent are single, 6.9 percent are divorced and 5.7 percent are widowed.
  • 11 men and women have chosen the form of a partnership.
  • 815 people, 418 men and 397 women live in the old town, the proportion of foreigners here is 20.1 percent.

The following table shows the population of the city of Erding, including the municipalities of Altenerding and Langengeisling, which were independent until 1978. The city of Erding alone had 2,755 inhabitants in 1875, on May 1, 1978 there were 10,450 in Erding, 11,048 in Altenerding and 1,923 in Langengeisling.

Between 1988 and 2018 the city grew from 24,270 to 36,469 by 12,199 inhabitants or by 50.3% - the largest percentage increase of all Bavarian municipalities over 20,000 inhabitants in the period mentioned.

Population development of Erding from 1840 to 2017 according to the table below
year Residents
December 1, 1840 04,046
December 1, 1871 05,278
December 1, 1900 06.109
June 16, 1925 06,944
May 17, 1939 10,736 1
September 13, 1950 13,760
December 31, 1961 19,023 2
December 31, 1970 20,963
December 31, 1987 23,933
December 31, 1990 25,147
December 31, 1991 25,804
December 31, 1995 27,695
December 31, 1996 28,406 3
December 31, 1998 29,571
December 31, 2000 31,165
year Residents
December 31, 2002 32,045
December 31, 2004 32,953
December 31, 2005 33,017
December 31, 2006 33,500
December 31, 2007 33,821
December 31, 2008 34,020
December 31, 2009 34,410
December 31, 2010 34,514
December 31, 2011 33,825
December 31, 2012 34,402
December 31 2013 35,295
December 31, 2014 35,756
December 31, 2015 36,159
December 31, 2016 36,291
December 31, 2017 36,382

Source: Bavarian State Office for Statistics (1960–2017)

1Construction of the air base from 1935
2 Immigration of displaced persons
3 Munich Airport opened in 1992


52.1 percent belong to the Roman Catholic faith, a further 13.5 percent are Evangelical-Lutheran , 1.0 percent can be assigned to other Christian denominations and churches, such as the Evangelical Free Church Congregation ( Brethren Congregation ), the free Christian community or the Adventists . An Old Catholic congregation holds services in the Heiliggeistkapelle. 33.4 percent belong to another or no religious community .

Other religious communities have also settled in Erding, such as a New Apostolic Church or the Jehovah's Witnesses .

There is also an Islamic center.


On September 23, 2008, the city received the title “ Place of Diversity ” awarded by the federal government .

City council

The city ​​council election on March 15, 2020 led to the following result , with a turnout of 56.8 percent (2014: 49.8 percent):

Political party CSU Green FW Erding now SPD AfD ÖDP FDP The left total
Seats 13 (17) 6 (3) 6 (6) 5 (4) 3 (5) 3 (0) 2 (2) 1 (1) 1 (0) 40
Share of votes 33.8% (42.5) 16.2% (8.7) 15.3% (15.2) 13.2% (11.4) 7.1%
Erdinger Town Hall


  • 1946 : Max Lehmer ( CSU ) (March 23, 1946 to September 1, 1946)00000
  • 1946–1948: Max Kraus (CSU)
  • 1948–1966: Hans Schmidmayer ( SPD )
  • 1966–1977: Alois Schießl (CSU)
  • 1977–1990: Gerd Vogt (CSU)
  • 1990–2008: Karl-Heinz Bauernfeind ( UWE )
  • since 2008: Maximilian Gotz (CSU)


The city of Erding has had a youth parliament since 2010 . The members are elected every two years by the youth of the city of Erding. Parliament has no political orientation.

Coat of arms and flag

Erding coat of arms
Blazon : "In silver, a slanted blue ploughshare."
Justification for the coat of arms: Since the 13th century, the shield has had a sloping ploughshare , which was intended as a device for working the earth as a speaking symbol for the place name. Since the oldest seal, which dates from the late 13th century and has been handed down through imprints since 1303, the shield has always shown the inclined ploughshare (actually "plow iron"). Current research points to the correspondence between the long-forgotten Celtic word “Ard” (for plow knife) and the local dialect pronounced “Arding” for Erding. The very many images of the coat of arms since 1523 consistently indicate today's colors, but the ploughshare was almost without exception placed vertically.

The coat of arms of Erding is (like that of Dorfen ) already contained in the coat of arms collection of Philipp Apian and in the coat of arms sheet of Hans Mielich . The city coat of arms was confirmed after the municipal reform on August 4, 1978.

The Erdinger flag has the colors white-blue-white.

Economy and Infrastructure

Industry, trade and commerce

Agriculture and Forestry

In 1999 there were 141 farms, but by 2010 the number had fallen to 96.

Farm size structure in agriculture
Farm size in ha Number of establishments
1999 2010
under 5 22nd 7th
5 to under 10 20th 8th
10 to under 20 34 21st
20 to under 50 46 33
50 or more 19th 27
total 141 96



Erding is on the B 388 Munich– Passau . About the airport east expressway can A 92 (Munich-Deggendorf) and A94 (Munich-Passau) are achieved.


The Erding train station is the terminus of the route from Markt Schwaben . By the public transport in the region, the Munich Transport and Tariff Association MVV, Erding is with the S-Bahn line  2 from München Ost can be reached in about 40 minutes (50 minutes from Central Station Munich ).

The Erdinger Ringschluss is to create a rail link to Munich Airport and later to the Munich – Mühldorf railway line .


A central bus station is located at the S-Bahn station in Erding. There is also a call bus system for less frequented routes.


In the Erdinger Moos about 10 kilometers northwest of Erding is the international Munich airport .


The following media are published regularly in Erding:


The district court in Erding belongs to the regional court district in Landshut and the OLG district of Munich .

The Erding tax office is located at Münchner Straße 31 and is subordinate to the Bavarian State Tax Office .


General educational institutions

As a district town, Erding has a comprehensive range of educational opportunities and thus all types of schools; Every educational path is open to the city's students.

Primary schools :

  • Primary school on the Green Market
  • Elementary school at Lodererplatz
  • Klettham Primary School
  • Carl Orff Primary School in Altenerding-Süd
  • Elementary school at Ludwig-Simmet-Anger
  • Langengeisling primary school

Gymnasiums :

Realschulen :

Hauptschulen :

  • Altenerding-Süd middle school
  • Middle School Am Lodererplatz

Other educational institutions:

Further training

From October 1, 2004 to mid-2017, Erding was also the location of the private, state-recognized university for applied management - technical college .

Adult education center in the district of Erding

The adult education center has been in its own vhs house at Lethnerstraße 13 since 2005. It offers courses and events in the following areas: society, work, EDP - IT - multimedia, student support, senior citizens' club, languages, culture - art - music, health, leisure.


  • AWO Kindergarten Märchenmond
  • AWO children's home hand in hand
  • Caritas school kindergarten (Klettham)
  • Evangelical kindergarten
  • Catholic children's home of the Annunciation Altenerding
  • Catholic Kindergarten St. Franziskus (belongs to the parish of St. Johannes, Erding, below)
  • Catholic Kindergarten St. Johannes (belongs to the parish of St. Johannes, Erding, below)
  • Catholic Kindergarten St. Martin (belongs to the parish of St. Martin, Langengeisling below)
  • Catholic Kindergarten St. Vinzenz (belongs to the parish of St. Vinzenz, Klettham, below)
  • Children's house of the Kinderland eV
  • Montessori Kinderhaus (also has bilingual kindergarten groups)
  • Erdinger Mooswichtel natural kindergarten
  • Long Feldstrasse school kindergarten
  • Municipal kindergarten St. Antonius
  • Waldorf Kindergarten Kinderinsel

Culture and sights


The town hall, a modern multi-purpose hall , was inaugurated in December 1984. Here find opera - operetta - Theater - and cabaret instead.

The Volksspielgruppe Altenerding, founded in 1920, mainly presents pieces from the Bavarian environment. A special highlight are the Swedish Games, which have been taking place irregularly since 1978, under the direction of Josef Beil, winner of the golden city medal, which use the backdrop of the Landshuter Tor, the beautiful tower, and transform it into an open-air stage. At the same time, the so-called “Schwedenlager” is located on the “Green Market” and is connected to a beer garden . The historical background is the conquest and sacking of the city by Swedish troops in 1632.

The Cineplex Kino Erding is close to the Erding S-Bahn station.


The Erding Classical Philharmonic and the Erdinger Chamber Orchestra play regularly in the Erding City Hall.

In addition, the Erding District Music School offers a wide range of events.

The annual Erdinger Organ Week in the St. Johann parish church , like the Erding Jazz Days or the European Music Days in the Erding District Music School with international cast, is an integral part of Erdingen's musical culture. Since 2010, the cultural office of the city of Erding has been organizing the Erding Folk Music Days annually, at which old Bavarian customs are maintained.

The Stadtkapelle Erding is a concert band that has traditional brass music and modern entertainment in its repertoire and goes on excursions into classical music. The Stadtkapelle is the Bavarian master of the musical intermediate level of the Upper and Lower Bavarian Music Association (status 2014).

The Johannesbläser Erding are a group (four trumpets, two trombones and tuba) that was founded by the parish of Sankt Johann and whose members participate in the town chapel, among other things. They primarily play classical and church literature, but also more modern pieces.

The Altenerding choir community can look back on a 60-year tradition . It was founded in 1949 as a “men's choir”. Ten years later the male choir was expanded to a mixed choir.

The Liedertafel Erding, founded in 1844, is one of the oldest choral societies in Bavaria. The Liedertafel has received numerous awards, including the Orlando di Lasso medal , the Zelter plaque and the Erding District Culture Prize.

Since 2005 the music festival "Open Airding" has taken place every June at the Sepp-Brenninger-Stadion in Altenerding. It is organized on a voluntary basis by young people in cooperation with the Erding Youth Center and offers local and regional bands a broad platform.


  • The Erding Museum not only houses countless historical treasures from Erding and the Erdinger Land, it is a cultural monument itself. Since it was founded in 1856, it is one of the oldest communal institutions of its kind. Today the museum has around 50,000 exhibits .
    The futuristic-looking extension (opened in June 2010) with shimmering gold panels nestles against the historic old building. Visitors are greeted by a picture wall in front of the entrance, which presents a panopticon of everyday life in Erdingen and extends through the entire foyer into the interior of the museum: 100 square meters of picture wall create a multifaceted overall picture of people, houses and events from the last 50 years - in Based on the gold facade of the new building, it is colored semi-transparent gold. The 1,800 or so photos are part of the overall “Living Museum” concept, which is shown in all sections of the exhibition : In addition to permanently installed modules, each theme has its own changeable area, a living part that is used for special exhibitions or specific activities.
    The show “Erdinger Handwerk” shows an overview of old and new Erdinger companies: the handicraft of the bell foundry, for example, staged with a bell canopy and an invitation to try it out on the carillon and the trade of the loderer. Here too, visitors
    can experience the term “tradition” not only visually , but also haptically : milled wool , drawn onto balls, invites you to try it out.
    The other departments (prehistory and early history, city history, everyday life, artists in Erding and popular piety) will gradually be opened in a new concept by the end of 2013 after the energy-efficient renovation of the old building.


Tower of the parish church of St. Johann
  • Parish Church of St. Johann ( Roman Catholic )
  • Spitalkirche Hl. Geist (small hall building with roof turret, marked 1444, 1688 changed to Baroque style; with furnishings) (Roman Catholic)
  • Gottesackerkirche St. Paul (Roman Catholic.)
  • Parish church of St. Martin in Langengeisling (Roman Catholic), late Gothic core, raised in 1669/70, tower 1710 by Anton Kogler
  • Filial church of St. John the Baptist in Langengeisling (Roman Catholic)
  • Filial church St. Benedikt in Altham (Roman Catholic)
  • Filial church of St. Giles in Eichenkofen (Roman Catholic)
  • Parish church of the Annunciation in Altenerding (Roman Catholic), stately hall building in 1724 by Anton Kogler
  • Filial church St. Vitus in Itzling (Roman Catholic)
  • Filial church St. Martin in Indorf (Roman Catholic)
  • Filial church St. Georg in Pretzen (Roman Catholic)
  • Pilgrimage Church of the Holy Blood (Roman Catholic), new building in 1675 by Hans Kogler , revised in 1704 by Anton Kogler, high altar sheet by Johann Andreas Wolff in 1697
  • Parish Church of St. Vinzenz in Klettham (Roman Catholic)
  • Church of the Redeemer in Klettham (Evangelical Lutheran)
  • Christ Church (Evangelical Lutheran)
  • Church of the Resurrection (in the Altenerding community center)
  • Free Christian Congregation (Evangelical Free Pentecostal Church)
  • Evangelical Free Church Congregation


Nice tower
Widnmann Palace
  • City tower, with a tower parlor, also serves as a bell tower for the parish church of St. Johann Campanile , 2nd half of the 14th century
  • Beautiful tower ; Landshuter Tor, brick building from the 15th century with a dome from 1660/64
  • Schrannenhalle , three-storey hipped roof building with high arcade floor, neo-Gothic from 1866.
  • Former city residence of the Counts of Preysing, so-called Grafenstock , now town hall, elongated three-storey hipped roof building with corner bay windows and magnificent door crowns, 17th century (Landshuter Str. 1)
  • Frauenkircherl : Former Frauenkirche, originally a three-aisled basilica with an onion dome, at the end of the 14th century, renovated in 1666 and profaned since 1802, then a fire station, now a municipal cultural area. The Erdinger carillon is located in the tower.
  • Former Hl. Geist-Spital, three-storey saddle roof building with wide gate passage, middle of the 15th century, facade of the 17th century
  • Rest of the city wall in the Hl.-Geist-Hof (city fortifications of the city of Erding, built around 1250, substantially renewed in the 15th century and largely removed from 1789)
  • Remnants of the former pawn and city wall tower, so-called debt tower (Am Rätschenbach 32), formerly square building with attached city wall, 15th century.
  • Gasthof zur Post , large two-story corner building with a hipped roof and plaster structure, built in 1692, facade design with portal in 1816.
  • Numerous town houses from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in the old town ensemble
    (particularly noteworthy are the bay windows and the house figures on the houses, around Long Line 28 with a figure, Christ as a gardener, around 1640, Long Line 27 with a figure, Christ on the scourge column , 17th century)
  • Palais Widnmann , former palace of Joseph von Widnmann , two-storey hipped roof building with crane dome and classicist facade from 1782.
  • Garden pavilion, belonging to the former Palais Widnmann, two-storey solid construction with mansard hipped roof, probably 1782, in the course of the city wall and moat (near Roßmayrgasse)
  • Antoniusheim (today Museum Erding), former hospital courtyard and kindergarten St. Antonius, two-storey eaves side building with saddle roof, wall paintings and house Madonna, probably 18th century (Prielmayerstraße 1)
  • Palais Rivera , two-story residential building with a high gable and niche figures, 1712, built by Giovanni Antonio Viscardi (Münchener Straße 20)
  • Tax office, stately two-storey building with a mansard hipped roof and rich neoclassical structure, 1899 (Münchner Str. 31)
  • District court, two-storey plastered building with neo-baroque facade structure and mansard hipped roof, probably 1901 (Münchner Str. 27)
  • Wall chapel in the garden of the former Capuchin monastery (1697–1803), today the Department for Food, Agriculture and Forests Erding, restored and renewed in 1984 (Dr.-Ulrich-Weg 4)
  • Herderhaus in Bergham . With the house built around 1650 and still with thatched roof, the house of a village shepherd has been preserved in the Erding area and clearly documents the hard life of the people in earlier centuries

Leisure facilities

The Erdinger Stadtpark has a long history. Around the monastery church Heilig-Blut (1675; built in place of a wooden chapel built in 1360) and the castle (1712), Baron Walter von Grainger and Franziska von Grainger, née Widnmann, founded today's gardens in the form of an English park landscape in 1822.

Even in its early days, the park was widely used as a recreational area. In 1861 Grainger had the area planted up to the Sempt. In the decades that followed, the park, which has belonged to the Heilig-Geist-Stiftung since 1877, was further developed and expanded. At the beginning of the 20th century, the city park was seriously neglected. So Kolb, the master horticulturalist from Munich, laid out the park again.

The expansion of the park in the 20th century included the creation of a playground (1934) and an animal enclosure (1935). A new animal enclosure was built around 1971. Further renovations and renovations took place in the 1980s and 1990s. Until the redesign in 2018, the animal enclosure also presented fallow deer and a donkey. In a petting zoo there are u. a. Peacocks, rabbits, guinea pigs and goats. Different species of birds live in a spacious aviary. The Erdinger Stadtpark has developed over time due to its size and central location into the most important public, inner-city green space. The park is used by all age groups - whether for recreation, sport, communication or play. The facility also serves as a retreat and habitat for many different plants and animals. A monument on the Sempt commemorates the painter Wilhelm von Diez, another monument to the founder of the city park.

The "ladder to heaven" in Erdinger Stadtpark

After public participation, the revitalization of part of the park began in spring 2012. The aim of the planning is to maintain the wooded population, which adapts the range of uses of the park to current and future needs. The room layout is based on the model of the historical landscape park, valuable trees should be better accentuated. With the acquisition of the Mayr-Wirt site (2010) southeast of the S-Bahn, an extensive, natural zone was added to the park. A viewing platform , the so-called “heavenly ladder”, and a “green classroom” enable the area to be used for educational purposes.

The central playground was redesigned in 2012 to an adventure playground that shows itself as a Celtic village with thatched roof houses and a Celtic tower. The complex is called "WENIADUNUM - the family fortress", the name is a neologism after "Dunum", a Latin name for a Celtic oikonym . The educational concept of the playground is a. in getting children and young people enthusiastic about the history of the Erdinger Land. Archaeologists have already explored around 30 known Celtic square entrenchments in the Erding district. The so-called Erdinger Group thus accounts for a tenth of all Iron Age installations in Bavaria. An information house invites you to explore Erdinger's early history.

There are numerous sports facilities in Erding:

Soccer fields Altenerding Süd - Glockengießerstraße - St. Sebastianstraße (Langengeisling) - Max-Planck-Straße - Landshuter Straße - Kapellenstraße (Bergham) - Itzlinger Graben leisure center - Old swimming pool - North of the SC training ground - Former wood storage area - Klettham leisure center - Taufkirchener Straße building area - Franzensbader Street - Altenerding-Süd green corridor - near Altenerding Süd school

The Semptsporthalle (triple gymnasium) and the Sepp-Brenninger Stadium are located in the Altenerding-Süd leisure complex. A blue tartan track was applied there in 2011, as in the Berlin Olympic Stadium. There are also (small) playing fields, curling lanes, a tennis facility and a skater track that was expanded in 2010.

The Erding-Nord leisure facility offers a 22-hectare swimming lake (Kronthaler Weiher) with surfing facilities, two beach volleyball facilities, a trampoline facility and a mini golf course.

The Klettham leisure facility offers a grass field, streetball and stick lanes.

The Erding Stadium (soccer and athletics stadium) and a large tennis facility with 10 outdoor courts, 3 indoor courts and a tennis wall are located in the Erding sports center. Next to it is the outdoor and indoor pool. The outdoor pool contains a sports pool of Olympic dimensions (length 50 meters, area of ​​1,050 square meters and a capacity of 2,100,000 liters of water). Athletes can train extensively here. The diving pool has a 10 m diving platform, is 276 square meters and holds 1,400,000 liters of water. The non-swimmer pool is 950 square meters and holds 1,188,000 liters of water. A water slide is a special attraction here. There is also a children's paddling pool. It has an area of ​​123 square meters and holds 25,000 liters of water. You can play volleyball, soccer and table tennis on the large play and sunbathing lawn. The indoor pool has a lap pool, 25 meters long, 312 square meters in size and 796,000 liters capacity, and a diving board. There is a teaching pool in the pavilion. It is 0.8 to 1.1 meters deep and holds 117,000 liters. Two toddler pools, which are connected by a slide, are also available. They are 25 to 40 centimeters deep, 50 square meters in size and hold 18,000 liters of water. There are also two steam saunas.

The ice rink at the Erding ice rink consists of a 30 x 60 meter ice surface. It is therefore also suitable for international professional ice hockey games. The grandstands offer a total of 2,576 seats, 486 of which are seats.

There are also sports fields in Langengeisling and Eichenkofen.

The Therme Erding is a very large recreational sports facility with water slides, saunas and swimming pools.

Regular events

Weißbräuzelt at the Erdinger Herbstfest
  • In Erding, the “foolish time” begins early in January with the enthronement of the Erdinger prince couple at the gala ball of the carnival society “Narrhalla Erding” in the Erding town hall.
  • On Shrove Sunday, the “Narrhalla Erding” carnival company will present their program on Schrannenplatz.
  • On Shrove Tuesday, the "Ardinger Moosgeister" are up to mischief and, with their larvae (face masks) and costumes, dressed in green and terrifying clothes, move through the long line.
  • The strong beer from Fischer's foundation brewery is part of Lent in Erdinger Land. The tasty “St. Prosper ”is supposed to help the fasting people through the lean time until Easter. The strong beer is a Doppelbock with 18.5 percent original gravity and 6.5 percent alcohol.
  • Raising the maypole - every year there is a competition among the districts to determine where the tallest (sometimes up to 30 meters) and most magnificent tree is erected.
  • Every year on the Roman Catholic high feast Corpus Christi there is a magnificent processions through the old town of Erding. Further Corpus Christi processions take place in Altenerding and Langengeisling.
  • The city triathlon and the city run take place annually under the organization of Trisports Erding. These events offer a wide range of sports and culture. Athletes of all ages can take part.
  • The old town festival in summer transforms the whole city center into a large beer garden with live music
  • The 10-day culture festival Sinnflut attracts thousands of guests to the Volksfestplatz in July
  • The Erding Autumn Festival traditionally begins on the last Friday in August . After Munich and Rosenheim, it is the third largest festival in Upper Bavaria with over 200,000 visitors a year.
  • On the first of the two Autumn Festival Sundays, the traditional horse race takes place right next to the Volksfestplatz. The Erding racing club transforms the area, which will then be used as a festival car park, into a racing track every year.
  • During the ice age in November, the Schrannenplatz is transformed into an artificial ice surface, making it a popular meeting place for children, families and all ice skaters for four weeks.
  • During Advent, the Christmas market takes place on Schrannenplatz and Kleiner Platz.
  • For many Erdinger families, Christmas Eve begins with the festive blowing of the tower from the city tower.
  • Every five to seven years, the Altenerding Volksspielgruppe performs the Swedish Games in the city center in front of the Schönen Turm (last time in 2009).



The Erdinger Weissbier is one of the best-known and most successful beer specialties in Bavaria.


In 1935, the Erding Air Base was opened northeast of Erding . Erding is the Bundeswehr location for Air Force Maintenance Regiment 1 , the Aircraft Technology System Center and the Erding material depot. Further to the north, next to the Langengeisling district, is the Defense Science Institute for Materials and Operating Materials (WIWeB). The WIWeB is a departmental research facility of the Federal Ministry of Defense and belongs to the division of the Federal Office for Defense Technology and Procurement (based in Koblenz ). As part of the Bundeswehr reform that came into force in 2011, the Erding Air Base is expected to be closed in 2019, while the Defense Science Institute (WIWeB) will remain in place in the future.


Honorary citizen

The city has granted honorary citizenship to the following people :

  • 1895: Johann Baptist Cantler (* 1822; † 1919), chief magistrate of Erding (1867–1895)
  • 1900: Theodor Ortner (* 1823; † 1919), Mayor of Erding (1881–1900)
  • 1923: Martin Irl (* 1859; † 1953), member of the Landtag and Reichstag and member of the Weimar National Assembly ( ZENTRUM , BVP ), founder of Erdinger Volksbank in 1898
  • 1933: Friedrich Herbig (* 1858; † 1936), Mayor of Erding (1906–1929)
  • 1960: Andreas Deißböck (* 1895; † 1967), chief physician of the municipal hospital (1945–1960)
  • 1960: Max Lehmer (* 1885; † 1964), Mayor of Erding (1930–1933 and 1945/46)
  • 1966: Hans Schmidmayer (* 1889; † 1967), Mayor of Erding (1948–1966)
Year of appointment unknown

sons and daughters of the town


  • Bernhard Zöpf: Historical-topographical description of the k. District Court Erding . Freising 1856 ( e-copy ).

Web links

Commons : Erding  - collection of images, videos and audio files
Wikivoyage: Erding  - travel guide

Individual evidence

  1. "Data 2" sheet, Statistical Report A1200C 202041 Population of the municipalities, districts and administrative districts 1st quarter 2020 (population based on the 2011 census) ( help ).
  2. Mayor. City administration Erding, accessed on June 25, 2020 .
  3. Erding becomes a regional center
  4. Germany 2020 - the demographic future of the nation. on:
  5. data & statistics
  6. The terrible end of the war
  7. April 18, 1945
  8. Air raid 1945 - a mix-up?
  9. ^ Ordinance on the declaration of the city of Erding as a major district town (EDGrKrV) of September 28, 2012 (GVBl. P. 492).
  10. Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing (Hrsg.): The municipalities of Bavaria according to the territorial status May 25, 1987. The population of the municipalities of Bavaria and the changes in the acquisitions and territory from 1840 to 1987 (=  contributions to Statistics Bavaria . Issue 451). Munich 1991, p. 44 , urn : nbn: de: bvb: 12-bsb00070717-7 ( digitized - Landkreis Erding, footnotes 3 and 10).
  11. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 573 .
  12. ^ Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing
  13. Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing: Statistics communal 2015 - Large district town Erding 09 177 117 - A selection of important statistical data ( Memento from May 20, 2011 in the Internet Archive ). PDF, online at, accessed on December 31, 2016.
  14. Culture award winners in the Erding district
  15. Liedertafel Erding
  16. ^ Museum Erding
  17. Kronthaler Weiher
  18. Autumn festival balance: 200,000 visitors in 10 days. Retrieved August 6, 2013
  19. Herbstfestrennen Rennverein Erding Retrieved on August 6, 2016.
  20. ^ Peter Leuschner : Schalk in the judge's robe, the bizarre judgments of the chief magistrate Johann Baptist Cantler (Bavarica 11). Ludwig, Pfaffenhofen 1983, ISBN 3-7787-3229-3 .