Bogen, Germany

Infobox German Location
type = Stadt
Name = Bogen
Wappen = Wappen_bogen.pnglat_deg = 48 |lat_min = 55
lon_deg = 12 |lon_min = 41
Lageplan =
Bundesland = Bayern
Regierungsbezirk = Niederbayern
Landkreis = Straubing-Bogen
Höhe = 322
Fläche = 49.74
Einwohner = 10111
Stand = 2006-12-31
PLZ = 94327
Vorwahl = 09422
Kfz = SR
Gemeindeschlüssel = 09 2 78 118
Adresse = Stadt Bogen
Stadtplatz 56
94327 Bogen
Website = [http://www.bogen.de/ www.bogen.de]
Bürgermeister = Franz Schedlbauer
Partei = CSU

Bogen is a town in the district of Straubing-Bogen in Bavaria, Germany. It has a population of 10,105. Bogen is located between the southern slopes of the Bavarian Forest and the Danube River. The town lies on the foot of the Bogenberg, a hill directly placed by the Danube. The church of pilgrimage Mariä Himmelfahrt [http://www.kirchturm.net/kirchen/seit171.html] on the Bogenberg is the destination of one of the oldest pilgrimages for Mary in Bavaria (first mentioned 1103). Since 1958 the german army runs the Graf-Aswin-Kaserne in Bogen. The barracks, are home of pioneer forces and used for training medics.

Twinnings

* - 3. September 1983
* - -4. August 1982
* - 3. Juni 2001
* - 22. Oktober 2002


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