Kaufbeuren

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Kaufbeuren
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Kaufbeuren
Coat of arms
Kaufbeuren   is located in Germany
Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
Coordinates: 47°52′48″N 10°37′21″E / 47.88000°N 10.62250°E / 47.88000; 10.62250Coordinates: 47°52′48″N 10°37′21″E / 47.88000°N 10.62250°E / 47.88000; 10.62250
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Urban district
Subdivisions 5 districts
Government
 • Lord Mayor Stefan Bosse
Area
 • Total 40.02 km2 (15.45 sq mi)
Elevation 681-860 m (−2,141 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 41,759
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 87571–87600
Dialling codes 08341
Vehicle registration KF
Website www.kaufbeuren.de
Fünfknopfturm

Kaufbeuren (German pronunciation: [kaʊfˈbɔʏʁən]) is an independent city in the Regierungsbezirk of Schwaben, southern Bavaria. The city is completely enclaved within the district of Ostallgäu.

Districts[edit]

  • Kaufbeuren (Altstadt - Old Town)
  • Hirschzell
  • Kemnat
  • Neugablonz
  • Oberbeuren

Culture and Objects of Interest[edit]

  • Townhall (built 1879–1881)
  • Crescentiakloster (founded 1150)
  • Historic Old Town with partially conserved, historic city wall
  • St.-Martins-Kirche
  • Fünfknopfturm (Five-Button-Tower)
  • St.-Blasius-Kirche
  • Hexenturm
  • Gerberturm
  • Pulverturm
  • Münzturm
  • Sywollnturm
  • Zollhäuschen
  • Stadttheater Kaufbeuren
  • kunsthaus kaufbeuren

Museums[edit]

  • Stadtmuseum
  • Feuerwehrmuseum
  • Puppentheater-Museum
  • Isergebirgs-Museum (Neugablonz)

Historical residents[edit]

Tänzelfest[edit]

The Tänzelfest is a festival, which takes place usually at the end of June. Children re-enact the history of the town in traditional costume. There are a lot of events at this time.

Partner Towns[edit]

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