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


Bidingen lies in the Allgäu region.


  • Bernbach
  • Bidingen

Other districts

  • Geblatsried
  • Geislatsried
  • King Ried
  • Whether
  • Tremmelschwang
  • Hamlet
  • Ämbisried
  • Ruderatsried
  • Eben Ried
  • Korbsee
  • Langweid
  • Etzlensberg
  • Bernbach


The family of the lords of Bidingen is attested from 1256 to 1341. Bidingen in present-day administrative region of Swabia belonged to the Bishopric of Augsburg, which had in 1506 acquired the village and court rule in Bidingen. With the Imperial Diet of 1803, the city came to the Electorate of Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in the Kingdom of Bavaria was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.


On 1 January 1978, until then independent municipality Bernbach was incorporated.

Population Development


Mayor is Francis Martin ( two nominations ).

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 530 thousand in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) equivalent to € 64 thousand.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows " in red three curved silver edge strips. "


Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry nine, in the manufacturing sector and 122 in the area of ​​trade and transport 14 persons work at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 27 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 475 in the manufacturing sector, there were none, in the construction of five plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 101 farms with an agricultural area of 2,132 ha, of which were 21 ha of arable land and 2,111 ha of permanent grassland.


There are 1999 the following institutions (as of 1999):

  • Kindergartens: 50 kindergarten places with 50 children
  • Elementary schools: 1 with 4 teachers and 101 students


For club life include, inter alia, the hockey club Eistiger Bidingen, the band Bidingen and whistles Club Bidingen.


Church in Bidingen from east

Dachssee at Bidingen