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Encyclopedia > Donauwörth
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Shield of Donauwörth Map of Bermany - Position of Donauwörth Highlighted
Basic data
State: Bavaria
Regierungsbezirk: Swabia
District: Donau-Ries
Area: 77.02 km²
Inhibitants: 18,037 (31.12.2002)
Density of Inhibitants: 237 People/km²
Height above Sea Level: 401 m above Sea level
Postal code: 86609
Phone Prefix: 0906
Location: 48°43′ N 10°47′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=48_43_N_10_47_E_)
License plate code: DOM
Official municipality code: 09 7 79 131
Address of Administration: Rathausgasse 1
86609 Donauwörth
Website: www.donauwoerth.de
Politics
Mayor: Armin Neudert

Known as Nordschwabens freundliche Mitte (North Swabia's Friendly Center), Donauwörth is a city in the German State of Bavaria (Bayern), in the region of Swabia (Schwabenland). It is said to have been founded by two fisherman where the Danube (Donau) and Wörnitz rivers meet. {pd} Image obtained from German Wikipedia site http://de. ... Image obtained from German Wikipedia site http://de. ... A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Swabia (German Schwabenland) is a historic region in Germany and a language area. ... Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ... Donau-Ries is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... License plates in Germany show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Swabia (German Schwabenland) is a historic region in Germany and a language area. ... Danube in Budapest Length 2,888 ¹ km Elevation of the source 1,078 ² m Average discharge 30 km. ...

It is historically important to Germany as the site of one of the incidents which led to the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). In 1606, the Lutheran majority barred the Catholic residents of the town from holding a procession, causing a violent riot to break out. The victory of Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle of Breitenfeld (1631) The Thirty Years War was a conflict fought between the years 1618 and 1648, principally in the Central European territory of the Holy Roman Empire, but also involving most of the major continental powers. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill pretender Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... The Lutheran movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity by the original definition. ...

Donauwörth was again the scene of war in 1704, the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713). The Duke of Marlborough was marching from Flanders to Bavaria and came to the Danube river. The French decided to make a crossing of the Danube at Donauwörth, where they were surprised by Marlborough's troops and after heavy fighting pulled back. This allowed Marlborough to capture Donauwörth and cross the Danube without problems. Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Charles II was the last Habsburg King of Spain. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... The coat of arms of the Dukes of Marlborough The Dukedom of Marlborough (pronounced Maulbruh) is an hereditary title of British nobility in the Peerage of England. ... Definitions Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen, French: Flandre or Flandres) has two main designations: a historical region (the County of Flanders), and an administrative region of Belgium (the Flemish Region and the Flemish Community). ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Marlborough is the name of several places: In Australia: Marlborough, Queensland In Canada: a neighbourhood of Calgary, Alberta In New Zealand: Marlborough, New Zealand In the United Kingdom: Marlborough, Wiltshire In the United States: Marlborough, Connecticut Marlborough, Massachusetts Marlborough, Missouri Marlborough, New Hampshire Marlborough, New York See also Marlboro and...

External link

  • Donauwörth's Official Site (http://www.donauwoerth.de)

 
 

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