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Lage von Arnschwang in Deutschland
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Bavaria
governmental district: Upper Palatinate
district: Cham
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 49° 16 ' N, 12° 49 ' O
49° 16 ' N, 12° 49 ' O
surface: 28.3 km ²
inhabitants: 2.067 (to 31. December 2003)
Population density: 73 inhabitants for each km ²
postal zip codes: 93473
preselection: 09977
Kfz characteristics: CHA
municipality key: 09372112
of the administration:
Municipality Arnschwang
Kirchgasse 10
93473 Arnschwang
Website: Municipality Arnschwang
E-Mail address:
mayor: Josef Mühlbauer (CSU/Fr.Wgem.Zenching Nösswartl.)

Arnschwang is a municipality circle-belonging in the eastern district Cham (Upper Palatinate).

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the place is to the district town Cham because of the transition of the Bavarian forest to the Böhmerwald about 16 kilometers northeast.


the place was mentioned documentary for the first time 795. Arnschwang in the today's district Upper Palatinate belonged to the revenue office Straubing and to the regional court Cham of the cure principality Bavaria. In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria the today's municipality developed with the municipality edict of 1818.

In the course of the local re-organization Bayerns 1972 parts of the dissolved municipalities Nösswartling and Zenching were integrated after Arnschwang.

The historical shape knights of saddle elbow plays an important role in ford ago the kite pass.


by the Gemeindegebiet runs the route of the federal highway 20, which leads Czech border from Cham to the German.

objects of interest

the local picture of Arnschwang coined/shaped by the baroque parish church pc. Martin. In the local part Zenching is the Expositur pc. Ägidius from that 18. Century. In addition in the local part Nösswartling knows the LBV - center “humans and nature” with adjacent nature experience area “Drathinsel” to be visited.

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