11 Facts About Ingolstadt


Ingolstadt is a city in Bavaria, Germany, on the banks of the Danube, in the centre of Bavaria.

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Ingolstadt is a setting in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, where the scientist Victor Frankenstein creates his monster.

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Ingolstadt uses Central European Time as throughout Germany; the average time lag is 14 minutes.

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Ingolstadt was the capital of the Duchy of Bavaria-Ingolstadt between 1392 and 1447.

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The University of Ingolstadt was an important defender of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation era, led by such notable scholars as Johann Eck.

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Ingolstadt is where William IV, Duke of Bavaria wrote and signed the Bavarian Reinheitsgebot in 1516.

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Ingolstadt proved to be the first fortress in Germany that held out for the entire length of the Swedish siege, and the Swedes eventually withdrew.

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Ingolstadt is a green city with numerous parks, green spaces and forests.

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Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is a university for technology, computer sciences and business administration.

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Ingolstadt is especially known for ice hockey and association football.

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Ingolstadt is one of the many settings in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein.

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