Pielenhofen is a municipality in the district of Regensburg Upper Palatinate and a member of the administrative community Pielenhofen Wolfsegg. The place is also known by the monastery Pielenhofen and the boarding of the cathedral choir.

  • 2.1 Population development
  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 3.2 Town twinning
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 Education


Geographical Location

Pielenhofen lies in the region of Regensburg in the Naab, framed by steep Jurassic rocks.

Community structure

The municipality has 10 Pielenhofen officially named districts:

  • Aignhof
  • Berghof
  • Dettenhofen
  • Distelhausen
  • Freiung
  • Pielenhofen
  • Reinhardshofen
  • Reinhard conducting
  • Rohrsdorf
  • Zieglhof

There are the districts Pielenhofen and Pielenhofer forest ld Naab.


Pielenhofen belonged to the Empire pin Kaisheim. The village was part of the Electorate of Bavaria, but formed a closed Hofmark of Kaisheimischen Subpriorates monastery Pielenhofen. The monastery was secularized in 1803 and 1838, purchased by the Salesian Sisters, who established an institute for young ladies. see also Postal light Roth

Population Development


Mayor was in a by-election in 2004, Reinhold Ferstl (FW) as a successor to the incumbent since 1990 Franz Wittl. The council elected in 2002 consists of 12 local councils of the nominations of CSU (4) SPD ( 2) and FW ( 6).

Coat of arms

The description is: Sable, a golden lily stalk, which is covered below by a lowered, in two rows of silver and red geschachten bar. The coat of arms is conducted since 1970.


  • Crécy- la -Chapelle in France
  • Cerrione in Italy

Culture and sights

  • Monastery Pielenhofen

→ List of monuments in Pielenhofen

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry, and in industry not, in trade and transport 110 persons work at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 56 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 370 in the manufacturing sector, there was an operation in the construction of two plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 19 farms with an agricultural area of 471 hectares. Of these, 403 hectares of arable land.


There are the following facilities (as of 2012):

  • Kindergarten: 50 kindergarten places with 54 children
  • Elementary school: 4 classes and 71 students
  • Secondary School: private with 6 classes and 117 students


  • FC Pielenhofen / Eagle Mountain

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Tungsten Menschick (1937-2010), church musician and composer of church music, Domkapellmeister in Eichstätt