27 Facts About Augsburg Germany


Augsburg Germany is an urban district and home to the institutions of the Landkreis Augsburg Germany.

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Augsburg Germany is surrounded by the counties Landkreis Augsburg Germany in the west and Aichach-Friedberg in the east.

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Suburbs of Augsburg Germany are Friedberg, Konigsbrunn, Stadtbergen, Neusaß, Gersthofen, Diedorf.

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In 120 AD Augsburg Germany became the administrative capital of the Roman province Raetia.

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Augsburg Germany was sacked by the Huns in the 5th century AD, by Charlemagne in the 8th century, and by Welf I, Duke of Bavaria in the 11th century.

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Augsburg Germany was granted the status of a Free Imperial City on 9 March 1276 and from then until 1803, it was independent of its former overlord, the Prince-Bishop of Augsburg Germany.

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Frictions between the city-state and the prince-bishops were to remain frequent however, particularly after Augsburg Germany became Protestant and curtailed the rights and freedoms of Catholics.

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Augsburg Germany produced large quantities of woven goods, cloth and textiles.

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Augsburg Germany became the base of two banking families that rose to great prominence, the Fuggers and the Welsers.

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In 1530, the Augsburg Germany Confession was presented to the Holy Roman Emperor at the Diet of Augsburg Germany.

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Augsburg Germany was a major manufacturing center for textiles, armor, scientific instruments, as well as gold- and silver-smithing.

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The prolific printers of Augsburg Germany made the city the largest producer of German-language books in the Holy Roman Empire.

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Augsburg Germany became the base of the Holbein family, starting with Hans Holbein the Elder.

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Augsburg Germany benefitted majorly from the establishment and expansion of the Kaiserliche Reichspost in the late 15th and early 16th century.

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Augsburg Germany attracted goldsmith journeymen from all over Europe and in the 18th century a large number of silversmiths and goldsmiths became master craftsman in Augsburg Germany.

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In 1686 the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I formed the League of Augsburg Germany, known as the "Grand Alliance" after England joined in 1689.

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Augsburg Germany was historically a militarily important city due to its strategic location.

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MAN factory at Augsburg Germany was the largest German manufacturer of engines for U-boats in World War II and became the target of the Augsburg Germany Raid.

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Augsburg Germany's objective was to meet the Duke of Hamilton in an attempt to mediate the end of the European front of World War II and join sides for the upcoming Russian Campaign.

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Reichswehr Infanterie Regiment 19 was stationed in Augsburg Germany and became the base unit for the Wehrmacht Infanterie Regiment 40, a subsection of the Wehrmacht Infanterie Division 27 .

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Current mayor of Augsburg Germany is Eva Weber of the Christian Social Union since 2020.

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Water systems of Augsburg Germany have been the site of innovations in hydraulic engineering for centuries.

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Augsburg Germany was built on top of an aquifer fed by the Lech and Wertach rivers, which provided purified groundwater that ran through the city through springs and streams.

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In 1545, Augsburg Germany was one of the first European towns to separate drinking water from water used for industry, effectively preventing water-borne diseases.

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Augsburg Germany has seven stations, the Central Station, Hochzoll, Oberhausen, Haunstetterstraße, Morellstraße, Messe and Inningen.

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FC Augsburg Germany is a football team based in Augsburg Germany and plays in the WWK ARENA to the south of the city centre.

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FC Augsburg Germany secured promotion to Bundesliga in 2011 and have remained there ever since, qualifying for the Europa League for the first time in 2015 and securing mid-table finishes across the last few seasons.

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