Altenthann is a municipality in the district of Regensburg Upper Palatinate and a member of the administrative community Donaustauf.

  • 2.1 Amalgamations
  • 2.2 Population development
  • 3.1 municipal
  • 3.2 Mayor
  • 3.3 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 Education


Geographical Location

Altenthann lies in the region of Regensburg.

Community structure

The municipality has 50 Altenthann officially named districts:

  • Altenthann
  • Aschenbrenner torture
  • Auer Sölden
  • Bachmühl
  • Berghof
  • Bruckhäusl
  • Brunn Stuben
  • Eichhof
  • Forstmühle
  • Geishof
  • Göppenbach
  • Mountain of God
  • Gsellhof
  • Gsell mill
  • Haid
  • Heuweg
  • Hörglhof
  • Hornismühle
  • Hunting lodge animal garden
  • Kagerhof
  • Kropfersberg
  • Country Grub
  • Skylight forest
  • Ödgarten
  • Orhalm
  • Pfaff catch
  • Pfittershof
  • Pielhof
  • Pömerlmühl
  • Refthal
  • Reinhart Winkl
  • Roidhof
  • Sägmühl
  • Scratching
  • Shear chunk
  • Schmatz Häusl
  • Seehof
  • Spieshof
  • Spitz
  • Steinbuckl
  • Stone cliffs
  • Room Thal
  • Thier garden
  • Under light forest
  • Weiherhaus
  • Weiher Sölden
  • Wiesing
  • Willmann mountain
  • Brick house

There are the districts Altenthann, Dietersweg, Forstmühler forestry, Göppenbach, light woods and Pfaff catch.


The annual rainfall is 742 millimeters. The rainfall is in the middle third of the monitoring stations of the German Weather Service. 50 percent indicate lower values. The driest month is October; most rains in June. The wettest month falls about 1.9 times more rainfall than the driest month. The seasonal fluctuations in precipitation are in the upper third. In over 77 percent of all places, the monthly rainfall varies less.


Altenthann belonged to Rentamt Straubing and the district court Stadtamhof of the Electorate of Bavaria. The monastery Frauenzell had here from 1664 to the secularization an open Hofmark. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community. see also Castle Altenthann


In 1945 or 1946, until then independent municipality Pfaff Fang ( county Roding ) and parts of the community Göppenbach were incorporated. On January 1, 1978, added Wood.

Population Development


Parish council

The council consists of twelve members. Since the election in 2008 include seven of the CSU and five of the FWG.


Mayor Ludwig Eder (CSU ).

Coat of arms

Blazon: On a black shield head, in a silver tongs in gold on green Dreienberg a green fir tree.

The coat of arms is conducted since 1985.

Culture and sights

  • Hunting lodge Aschenbrenner torture from 1900 in Forstmühler Forestry
  • St. Nicholas Parish Church: The Church of St. Nicholas, built in 1712 burned in 1832 from almost completely and was canceled in 1904 for the most part and replaced by a new building of Henry Hauber Sandriesser. Only the side altars and the pulpit date back to the year 1830. The high altar of Josef Wittmann is from 1910.
  • Museum of the district of Regensburg in the multi-purpose hall in Altenthann

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry not, in industry 69, and in trade and transport, no social insurance contributions at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 24 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 545 in the manufacturing sector, there were none, in the construction of four plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 64 farms with an agricultural area of 1095 hectares. Of these, 637 hectares of arable land.


There are the following facilities (as of 1999):

  • Kindergartens: 75 kindergarten places with 42 children
  • Elementary schools: 1 with 6 teachers and 112 students