Lohberg is a municipality in the Upper Palatinate district of Cham.

  • 2.1 Population development
  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 Tourism
  • 5.3 Formation


Geographical location

Lohberg is in the Lamer angle in the Bavarian Forest in the Great Arber.

Neighboring communities

Neighboring municipalities are Lam and Bavarian Eisenstein. The Small Arber Lake is located south of the municipal area. Lohberg is the easternmost municipality of Upper Palatinate.

Community structure

The municipality has 26 Lohberg officially named districts:

  • Altlohberghütte
  • Berghäusl
  • Christlhof
  • Just
  • Ebensäge
  • Egger mountain
  • Behind Schwarzenbach
  • Impflgut
  • Lohberg
  • Lissen
  • Lohberg hut
  • Lohhäusl
  • Mooshütte
  • Upper Haider mountain
  • Slices
  • Schneiderberg
  • Schrenk Thal
  • Schwarzau
  • Schwarzenbach
  • Seehütte
  • Silver Creek
  • Sommerau
  • Thürnstein
  • Untereggersberg
  • Unterhaider mountain
  • Zackermühle

There is only the district Lohberg.


Lohberg belonged to Rentamt Straubing and the district court Kötzting of the Electorate of Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.

Population Development


Mayor since May 1, 2008 Franz Müller ( CSU). He succeeds John Muehlbauer (CSU ), who had two terms mayor.

Coat of arms

Blazon: Split of silver and blue; front over a black shaft beams, an upright, curved green olive branch, behind a silver glass jug with handle. The coat of arms is in use since 1965.

Culture and sights

In the Bavarian Forest Zoo Lohberg can be animals that live in the Bavarian Forest or once was home to watch.

In the old church of Lohberg a very prestigious glassworks gallery has found a home. There are regularly held exhibitions and sophisticated events.

Another art and cultural center is the restored monument Schwarzenauer - house, where a photo and art exhibition is housed, and held private views of local painters and other cultural events.

Another attraction is the idyllic Small Arber.

See also List of monuments in Lohberg ( Bavaria )

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

It was in 1998 according to official statistics in the manufacturing sector and not in the trade and transport any social insurance contributions at the workplace. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 642 in the manufacturing sector, there was one operation, in construction operations 6. In addition, in 1999, there were 33 farms with an agricultural area of 393 ha, of which 18 hectares of arable land and 368 ha of permanent grassland.


In cross-country skiing center discs which is 150 km long Bayerwaldloipe begins.


There are the following facilities (as of 2008):

  • Kindergarten: 2 groups for children from 2 years
  • Elementary School: 1 with 6 teachers and 46 students