Jettingen-Scheppach

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For the town in France, see Jettingen, Haut-Rhin.
Jettingen-Scheppach
Coat of arms of Jettingen-Scheppach
Coat of arms
Jettingen-Scheppach   is located in Germany
Jettingen-Scheppach
Jettingen-Scheppach
Coordinates: 48°23′N 10°26′E / 48.383°N 10.433°E / 48.383; 10.433Coordinates: 48°23′N 10°26′E / 48.383°N 10.433°E / 48.383; 10.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Günzburg
Government
 • Mayor Hans Reichhart (CSU)
Area
 • Total 54.07 km2 (20.88 sq mi)
Elevation 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,769
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89343
Dialling codes 0 82 25
Vehicle registration GZ
Website www.jettingen-scheppach.de

Jettingen-Scheppach is a market community in the Günzburg Landkreis in the Schwaben (Swabia) Regierungsbezirk in Bavaria. It lies between Ulm and Augsburg. Its population as of 1 December 2005 was 7,044.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

Jettingen-Scheppach's first mayor is Hans Reichhart (CSU). All together, the community council (Gemeinderat) has 21 seats, which as of the last communal election on 3 March 2002 are distributed thus:

  • CSU: 11 seats
  • Free Independent Voter Community (FUW): 5 seats
  • SPD: 3 seats
  • Young Citizens: 2 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Jettingen-Scheppach is conveniently located at the Burgau junction on Autobahn A 8 (Stuttgart-Munich section). The borough of Jettingen has a railway station on the line between Ulm and Augsburg. There are hourly regional trains to Ulm (travel time 38 minutes) and Augsburg (28 to 37 minutes), as well as trains every other hour to Munich (78 minutes).

Twinnings[edit]

The borough of Freihalden in Jettingen-Scheppach has been twinned with the French pilgrimage town of Ars-sur-Formans since 1976. Jettingen-Scheppach has also been twinned with the Hungarian community of Csolnok since 1992.

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People born in the town[edit]

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