Petting, Bavaria

Petting is a municipality in the district Traunstein, Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the shore of the Waginger See, a diluvial lake.

Petting
Petting as viewed from South

Coat of arms
Location of Petting within Traunstein district
Petting
Petting
Coordinates: 47°55′N 12°49′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictTraunstein
SubdivisionsHauptorte: Petting, Ringham, Schönram, Kühnhausen
Government
  MayorKarl Lanzinger (CSU)
Area
  Total29.93 km2 (11.56 sq mi)
Elevation
451 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total2,321
  Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
83367, 83419
Dialling codes08686
Vehicle registrationTS
Websitewww.gemeinde-petting.de

The first mention of the municipality was in 1048 with the name Pettinga; however, it is possible that the settlement already existed at the time of the Roman Empire. In 1180 it came into the ownership of the monastery St. Zeno.

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