Markt Schwaben

municipality of Germany

Markt Schwaben is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is about 23 km east of Munich on the northern edge of the Upper Bavarian district of Ebersberg. Neighbouring communities are Anzing, Forstinning, Pliening and Poing, (all in Ebersberg district) as well as Finsing, Ottenhofen and Pastetten (all in Erding district).

Markt Schwaben
St. Margaret's Church (seen from the marketplace)
St. Margaret's Church (seen from the marketplace)
Coat of arms of Markt Schwaben
Location of Markt Schwaben within Ebersberg district
Markt Schwaben in EBE.svg
Markt Schwaben is located in Germany
Markt Schwaben
Markt Schwaben
Markt Schwaben is located in Bavaria
Markt Schwaben
Markt Schwaben
Coordinates: 48°11′28″N 11°52′05″E / 48.19111°N 11.86806°E / 48.19111; 11.86806Coordinates: 48°11′28″N 11°52′05″E / 48.19111°N 11.86806°E / 48.19111; 11.86806
Admin. regionOberbayern
 • Mayor (2020–26) Michael Stolze[1]
 • Total10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
509 m (1,670 ft)
 • Total13,820
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes08121
Vehicle registrationEBE


Through the town flows the Hennigbach, into which empties the Gigginger Bach southwest of Markt Schwaben. The River Sempt flows by to the east. The highest point in town is in the Wittelsbacher Höhe (heights) on the town's southern outskirts, which forms part of an alpine terminal moraine. Also in the south is the sport centre with its bathing pond. North of the railway tracks is the Burgerfeld new town with its theatre hall, more housing estates and several commercial-industrial areas. The castle with the town hall, the marketplace and St. Margaret's Church are downtown, and the school centre somewhat southwest of there.



  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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