Aichach

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Aichach
Aichach Unteres Tor.jpg
Coat of arms of Aichach
Coat of arms
Aichach   is located in Germany
Aichach
Aichach
Coordinates: 48°27′0″N 11°08′0″E / 48.45000°N 11.13333°E / 48.45000; 11.13333Coordinates: 48°27′0″N 11°08′0″E / 48.45000°N 11.13333°E / 48.45000; 11.13333
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Aichach-Friedberg
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Habermann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 92.97 km2 (35.90 sq mi)
Elevation 435-530 m (−1,304 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 20,560
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86551
Dialling codes 08251
Vehicle registration AIC
Website www.aichach.de

Aichach (German pronunciation: [ˈaɪçax] ( )) is a town in Germany, located in the Bundesland of Bavaria and situated just northeast of Augsburg. It is the capital of the district of Aichach-Friedberg. The municipality of Aichach counts some 20,000 inhabitants. It is not far from the motorway that connects Munich and Stuttgart, the A8. The local river is called Paar. Bavaria's only women's prison was established in Aichach in 1909.

History[edit]

Aichach's history dates back nearly 1000 years.

In 1997, it celebrated 650 years of town status.

Town twinning[edit]

Aichach is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2013. 

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