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Community Bergkirchen
Coordinates: 48 ° 15 ′ 23 "  N , 11 ° 23 ′ 41"  E
Height : 507 m
Residents : 1200
Incorporation : May 1, 1978
Postal code : 85232
Area code : 08131
View of Günding
View of Günding

Günding is a district of the Bergkirchen municipality in the Dachau district .


Günding is about two kilometers west of Dachau on the Amper and the Maisach , which converge here. The Dachauer Moos begins south in an elevated position on a tongue of the Danube-Isar hill country . The district is called Gündinger Moos. After Breitenau in the West is 1.7 kilometers. Breitenau and Ried are two kilometers away in the north and Neuhimmelreich is also around two kilometers in the south . To get to the Autobahn 8 with the Dachau-Fürstenfeldbruck junction, drive in a south-west direction for about four kilometers on the state road ST 2339, which connects Dachau with the B 471 in the direction of Ammersee. The district road DAH 5, which connects Mitterndorf with Bergkirchen, runs through the northern district.


The district of Bergkirchen has about 1,200 inhabitants.


Günding stands on ancient settlement land. This is indicated by two stone axes from the Neolithic Age (approx. 4000 BC) that were found in the Gündinger Moos. The first written mention is likely to be a document from 1140, in which a "Heinrich von Gundingen" is mentioned. The Gündingen Church was mentioned in an early document in 1315 as the " Church of Gundingen ". Günding is also mentioned in the Historical Atlas of Bavaria: "In 1337, the Fürstenfeld monastery was given the village court over two farms that Rapot the Eisenhofer had given it as a gift by Emperor Ludwig the Bavarian Pellheimers mentioned: In Günding church horse races were held every year on the feast of St. Sebastian (January 20th) after the Thirty Years' War .

Until the regional reform in the 1970s, Günding formed an independent municipality together with the neighboring village of Mitterndorf . On May 1, 1978, the community of Günding was dissolved and incorporated into the newly created large community of Bergkirchen, Mitterndorf came to the nearby town of Dachau.

Worth seeing

St. Vitus in Günding
  • The patron saint of the Gündingen Church is St. Vitus . The church stands on a hill high above the river Maisach and can be seen from afar. It is a choir tower, that is, the chancel is located on the ground floor of the mighty tower. The Gündinger church was built around the year 1300 in Romanesque style and changed to Baroque style in 1696.
  • The power station on the Amper was built in 1897 according to plans by Oskar von Miller .

Sons and daughters of the district


Günding has a larger industrial park with several companies.


  • Günding volunteer fire department
  • Sports club Günding eV (founded in 1969)

Web links

Commons : Günding  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Hans Schertl et at .: The churches and chapels in the Dachau region. Retrieved February 29, 2020 .
  2. ^ 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 GmbH, Stuttgart and Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 571 .
  3. Info from Dachauer Stadtwerke  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (PDF; 532 kB)@1@ 2Template: Toter Link / www.stadtwerke-dachau.org