Niederrieden is a municipality in the Swabian district of Lower Allgäu region and a member of the administrative community Boos.

  • 2.1 Population development
  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 4.1 monuments
  • 4.2 Other Structures
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 7.1 Education and training


Niederrieden located 10 km north of Memmingen in the Danube -Iller region in central Bavaria.

Expansion of the municipal area

The municipal area consists only of the district Niederrieden.

The municipality includes the villages of Niederrieden Niederrieden, On Comthurbergen, otters forest and hamlets Niederrieden.


Niederrieden belonged to the imperial abbey Ottobeuren. Since the Imperial Diet of 1803 the place belonged to Bavaria.

Population Development

On the territory of the municipality were 1970 917, 1987, 1088 and 2000 counted 1,210 residents a year.


Mayor Michael Büchler ( CSU / civil union). He was elected in 2009, after he had provisionally represented its predecessors since 2008.

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of 506 k € in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted 68 T €.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms was approved on April 17, 1963 decision of the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior.

Blazon: "In two red saltire, silver leaved cattail, on a left inverted, growing, upright golden Abtstab. "

Because the district belonged to the territory of the imperial abbey Ottobeuren of the Benedictine Order to 1802, the Abtstab was chosen as a symbol. The colors silver and red indicate the kingdom pen. The bulrushes against it tie in with the basic word " eace " of the borough's name, whereby the position of the place on Ried is shown. The piston reed is a characteristic of the stagnant waters of the fen plant and is therefore traditionally been used in heraldry as a relevant subject.

The design of the coat of arms is derived from pin archivist and curator circle Aegidius Kolb and the organization took over the Nördlinger Rudolf Mussgnug.

Culture and sights


→ List of monuments in Niederrieden

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Other buildings

Since 2011, the German Weather Service operates in Niederrieden a weather radar tower ▼ 48.04308510.215967.

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry three, in the manufacturing sector and 51 in the area of ​​trade and transport four social insurance contributions at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the work of 20 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 435 in the manufacturing sector, there were none, in the construction of three plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 26 farms with an agricultural area of 675 ha, of which 350 ha of arable land and 325 ha of permanent grassland.





Niederrieden from southeast

Well-known companies

  • Ruhland Brewery ( best known for its mineral water - Remus source)

Education and Training

In 2005 there were the following facilities:

  • Kindergarten: 75 kindergarten places with 51 children