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Landshut
Coat of arms Location
Coat of arms of Landshut
Coordinates 48°32′23″N 12°09′03″E / 48.53972, 12.15083
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Urban district
Mayor Hans Rampf
Basic statistics
Area 65.7 km² (25 sq mi)
 - Elevation 445 m  (1460 ft)
Population 62,015  (31/12/2006)
 - Density 944 /km² (2,445 /sq mi)
Other information
Postal codes 84001-84036
Area code 0871
Licence plate code LA
Website www.landshut.de
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Landshut is a city in Bavaria in the south-east of Germany both belonging to Eastern and Southern Bavaria. Situated on the banks of the Isar river Landshut acts as capital of Lower Bavaria, one of the seven administrative regions of the Free State of Bavaria. In addition to this it is also seat of the surrounding district. With a population of over 60,000 inhabitants, Landshut is Lower Bavaria's biggest city followed by Straubing and Passau as well as Eastern Bavaria's second biggest city after Regensburg. The geographic region and Free State of Bavaria (German:  ), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... The Isar is the third largest river in Bavaria, Germany. ... Lower Bavaria (German Niederbayern) is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany, located in the east of Bavaria. ... A region can be any area that has some unifying feature. ... Free state is a term occasionally used in the official titles of some states. ... Landshut is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Straubing is an independent city in Niederbayern. ... Passau (Latin: Batavis or Batavia, also Passavium; Italian: Passavia; Czech: Pasov) is a town in Niederbayern, Eastern Bavaria, Germany, known also as the Dreiflüssestadt (City of Three Rivers), because the Danube River is joined there by the Inn River from the South, and the Ilz River coming out of... Regensburg (also Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 151. ...


Owing to its characteristical coat of arms, the city is also often called "Three Helmets City" (German: Dreihelmenstadt).


Due to the good infrastructural accessibility near the metropolis of Munich and the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport halfway between the two cities on the banks of the Isar boasts Landshut East Bavaria's lowest unemployment rate (ca 4.2% in October 2006), which is much lower than the Bavarian average (ca 5.8%). Munich (German: , pronounced  ; Austro-Bavarian: Minga [1]) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Munich International Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM), officially named Franz Josef Strauss International Airport (German: Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß) is located 17. ...

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History

The city of Landshut and Trausnitz castle were founded in 1204 by Duke Louis I. Already in 1231 Landshut became a Wittelsbach residence and in 1255 when the duchy of Bavaria was split in two Landshut became also the capital of Lower Bavaria. Duke Henry XVI was the first of the three famous rich dukes, who reigned Bayern-Landshut in the 15th century. The wedding of duke George with the Polish princess royal Jadwiga Jagiellon in 1475 was celebrated in Landshut with one of the most splendid festivals of the Middle Age (called "Landshuter hochzeit"). After his death and a short war of succession Lower-Bavaria Landshut was reunited with Bavaria-Munich. Louis X, Duke of Bavaria built the Landshut Residence 1537-1543 after his visit in Italy. Louis bulit the first Renaissance palace constructed north of the Alps after the Palazzo Te in Mantua. William V, Duke of Bavaria ordered to upgrade Trausnitz Castle from a gothic fortification into a renaissance complex when he lived in Landshut as crown prince for ten years until 1579. Afterwards Landshut lost most of its importance until the Ingolstadt University was moved to Landshut in 1800. But already in 1826 the university was transferred to Munich. During World War II, a subcamp of Dachau concentration camp was located in the city to provide slave labour to local industry.[1] Since the opening of the Munich airport close to Landshut in 1992 the city has become an attractive business location. Landshut has a beautiful video avaliable to watch on YTube. Es ist einsteigen, und es ist nicht gut mit Kinder. Duke Louis I of Bavaria (German: Ludwig I der Kelheimer, Herzog von Bayern, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein) was born 23 December 1173 in Kelheim and died 15 September 1231 in Kelheim. ... The Wittelsbach family is an European royal family and a German dynasty from Bavaria. ... Lower Bavaria (German Niederbayern) is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany, located in the east of Bavaria. ... Henry XVI of Bavaria (1386–30 July 1450, Landshut), (German: Heinrich der Reiche, Herzog von Bayern-Landshut), since 1393 Duke of Bavaria-Landshut. ... Duke George the Rich of Bavaria-Landshut (15. ... Jadwiga Jagiellon Jadwiga Jagiellon (1457-1502) - was the eldest daughter of Polish King Kazimierz JagielloÅ„czyk, in 1475 she married bavarian duke George of Bavaria in Landshut,and famous medieval feat Wedding of Landshut started since then. ... Landshuter Hochzeit or Landshuts Wedding is one of the biggest historical events in Europe. ... Munich (German: , pronounced  ; Austro-Bavarian: Minga [1]) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Louis X. (* 18 September 1495; † 22 April 1545), (German: ), was Duke of Bavaria (1516-1545), together with his older brother William IV, Duke of Bavaria. ... The Renaissance (French for rebirth, or Rinascimento in Italian), was a cultural movement in Italy (and in Europe in general) that began in the late Middle Ages, and spanned roughly the 14th through the 17th century. ... Palazzo del Te, Mantua (1524 - 1534). ... Mantua (in Italian Mantova, in the local dialect of Emiliano-Romagnolo language Mantua) is an important city in Lombardy, Italy and capital of the province with the same name. ... William V, Duke of Bavaria. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Main building of the Ludwig Maximilians University Main staircase of the university, Munich The Atrium at the main building The Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (German Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, LMU or simply University of Munich) is a university in the heart of Munich. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The main entrance just after the liberation Memorial at the camp, 1997. ... Slavery is any of a number of related conditions involving control of a person against his or her will, enforced by violence or other clear forms of coercion. ... Munich International Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM), officially named Franz Josef Strauss International Airport (German: Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß) is located 17. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

The Cathedral of St. Martin with its bell tower.
The Cathedral of St. Martin with its bell tower.

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Main sights and culture

The city experiences national importantance because of its predominantly Gothic architecture within the historic city center especially Trausnitz Castle and the Church of Saint Martin featuring the world's tallest brick-tower on the one hand and the quadrennially celebrated Landshuter Hochzeit, a large medieval festival commemorating the 1475 marriage of George of Bavaria and Jadwiga Jagiellon on the other hand. Interior of Cologne Cathedral Gothic architecture is a style of architecture, particularly associated with cathedrals and other churches, which flourished in Europe during the high and late medieval period. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The Landshuter Martinskirche was begun by building master Hans von Burghausen around 1380 and finished in the year 1500. ... Landshuter Hochzeit or Landshuts Wedding is one of the biggest historical events in Europe. ... 5<sup>Superscript text</sup>7<!-- Comment --><blockquote> Block quote </blockquote>{| class=class=wikitable |- ! header 1 ! header 2 ! header 3 |-{| class=wikitable |- ! header 1 ! header 2 ! header 3{| class=wikitable |- ! header 1 ! header 2 ! header 3 |- | row 1, cell 1 | row 1, cell 2 | row 1, cell 3 |- | row 2... Duke George the Rich of Bavaria-Landshut (15. ... Jadwiga Jagiellon Jadwiga Jagiellon (1457-1502) - was the eldest daughter of Polish King Kazimierz Jagiellończyk, in 1475 she married bavarian duke George of Bavaria in Landshut,and famous medieval feat Wedding of Landshut started since then. ...


Theatres

  • Stadttheater (city theatre)
  • Kleines Theater
  • Theater Nikola

Cinemas

  • Kinoptikum - Programmkino [1]
  • Kinopolis Landshut - Multiplexkino [2]
  • Burgtheater/Kühlhauskino

Museums

  • Skulpturenmuseum im Hofberg (Sculptural Museum in Hofberg)

Venues

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Businesses

  • BMW
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • ebmpapst
  • Endor AG
  • Renesas (formerly Hitachi)
  • Schott Glasa
  • T.D.T. Transfer Data Test GmbH
  • Josef Urzinger GmbH - Textile Mietdienste
  • Vishay

There are also two nuclear power plants located 14km away from Landshut, Isar I and Isar II. The world-wide recognized term, BMW, abbreviated for Bayerische Motoren Werke or in English Bavarian Motor Works, is an independent German company and manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. ... [[Images:Bonn DTAG2. ... Renesas Technology Corp. ... It has been suggested that Hitachi Works be merged into this article or section. ... Next to the Isar river, two base load nuclear power plants have been built, called Isar I and Isar II. They are fourteen kilometres away from Landshut, between Essenbach and Niederaichbach. ... Next to the Isar river, two base load nuclear power plants have been built, called Isar I and Isar II. They are fourteen kilometres away from Landshut, between Essenbach and Niederaichbach. ...


Twinnings

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People

Famous citizens

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Honorary citizens

Roman Herzog (born April 5, 1934) is a German politician (CDU) and was the President of Germany from 1994 to 1999. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article refers to the philosopher. ...

External links


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Landshut is a city in Bavaria, Germany, the capital of the Niederbayern region.
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