Wang (Upper Bavaria)

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Coat of arms of the Wang community
Wang (Upper Bavaria)
Map of Germany, position of the municipality of Wang highlighted

Coordinates: 48 ° 30 '  N , 11 ° 56'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Upper Bavaria
County : Freising
Management Community : Walls
Height : 415 m above sea level NHN
Area : 31.19 km 2
Residents: 2530 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 81 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 85368
Primaries : 08761, 08764, 08765, 08709
License plate : FS
Community key : 09 1 78 155
Community structure: 25 parts of the community
Address of the
municipal administration:
Lower main street 17 c
85368 Wang
Website :
Mayor : Markus Stöber ( Free Association of Voters )
Location of the municipality of Wang in the Freising district
Landkreis Dachau Landkreis Erding Landkreis Kelheim Landshut Landkreis Landshut Landkreis München Landkreis Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm Allershausen Attenkirchen Au in der Hallertau Eching (Landkreis Freising) Fahrenzhausen Freising Gammelsdorf Haag an der Amper Hallbergmoos Hörgertshausen Hohenkammer Kirchdorf an der Amper Kranzberg Langenbach (Oberbayern) Marzling Mauern Moosburg an der Isar Nandlstadt Neufahrn bei Freising Rudelzhausen Wang (Oberbayern) Wolfersdorf Paunzhausen Zollingmap
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Wang is a rural community in the Upper Bavarian district of Freising . The eponymous capital Wang is located at the confluence of the Amper and Isar rivers . The community is a member of the administrative community walls .


Isar canal and compensation pond

The spacious municipal area encompassing an area of ​​31.19 km² extends from the Volkmannsdorferau to the east over the confluence of the Isar and Amper rivers in a westerly direction to the municipality of Zolling .

The municipality has 25 officially named municipal parts (the type of settlement is given in brackets ):

The municipal part Volkmannsdorferau the 1.16 sq km is Moosburger equalization pond, which the nature reserve Vogelfreistätte Middle Isarstauseen belongs.


Until the church is planted

The place Wang was mentioned for the first time in 783. Bergen, mentioned in 722 as "Perge", and Thulbach (mentioned in 754) are older.

The area of ​​today's municipality belonged to the office or rule of Isareck in the Baierischen district court Moosburg . The rule probably came to the Wittelsbachers via the Counts of Moosburg . The present castle was built between 1559 and 1570 by the Moosburg master builder Asmus Hälmayr for Duke Albrecht V as a four-wing complex and has been owned by Count La Rosée since 1824. Wang became, as well as the current parts of the municipality Schweinersdorf, Inzkofen and Volkmannsdorferau, an independent political municipality in the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria in 1818.


Catholic parishes in the municipality are St. Laurentius (Volkmannsdorf) and St. Petrus (Schweinersdorf), both of which belong to the parish association of walls . An Evangelical Lutheran parish can be found in neighboring Moosburg adIsar .


On April 1, 1971, part of the dissolved community of Schweinersdorf was incorporated. Volkmannsdorferau was added on January 1, 1972. Inzkofen with the main town of the former municipality of Schweinersdorf followed on May 1, 1978.

Assignments of territory

On May 1, 1978, the Uppenbornstrasse settlement, which previously belonged to the Volkmannsdorferau community, was ceded to the city of Moosburg an der Isar .

Population development

Between 1988 and 2018, the municipality grew from 1,446 to 2,582 by 1,136 inhabitants or 78.6%.


Municipal council

The municipal council consists of 14 volunteer citizens who will be distributed among the individual lists in the 2014 and 2020 municipal elections as follows:

Voter group 2020 2014
FW Community Inzkofen 4th 5
Voting community Wang - Volkmannsdorf 6th 4th
Future community of Wang - 2
FW Volkmannsdorferau 4th 3

The percentage was voted as follows:

Voter group 2020 2014
FW Community Inzkofen 32.9% 38.5%
Voting community Wang - Volkmannsdorf 41.4% 25.7%
Future community of Wang - 16.8%
FW Volkmannsdorferau 25.7 19.1%


In the 2020 mayor election, Markus Stöber (WWV) was elected as the new mayor in the runoff election. He prevailed against Josef Schwaiger (FWI) with 59.4% of the votes cast and thus became the successor to the mayor Hans Eichinger, who had been in office since 2008 and who no longer stood for reasons of age.

badges and flags

Blazon : "In silver a blue wavy bar, above a red carbuncle stone with five flowered spikes, below next to each other two blue plowshares facing away from each other." The red, white and blue municipal flag, which was approved at the same time, is not used.

Culture and sights

Isareck Castle , located on the Isar, was built by Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria in the 16th century. It has been owned by the Counts of La Rosée since 1824.

Church buildings are u. a.

  • Parish Church of St. Laurentius (Volkmannsdorf)
  • Branch Church of St. John the Baptist (Wang)
  • Parish Church of St. Petrus (Schweinersdorf)


The Munich – Regensburg railway runs briefly through the municipality.

Web links

Commons : Wang  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

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. ^ Community Wang in the local database of the Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online . Bavarian State Library, accessed on September 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 464 .
  4. a b Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality register 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. 575 .
  5. Municipal council election 2020. Accessed on May 29, 2020 .
  6. Entry on Wang on the website