DEGGENDORF, or Deckendorf, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Bavaria, 25 m.
The first mention of Deggendorf occurs in 868, and it appears as a town in 1212.
Hostien and die Ji den in Deggendorf (Landshut, 1866); and Das Kloster Metten (Straubing, 1857).
It first winds in deep, narrow glens and gorges through the Alps, and at Tblz (2looft.), due north from its source, enters the Bavarian plain, which it traverses in a generally north and north-east direction, and pours its waters into the Danube immediately below Deggendorf after a course of 210 m.