Amerdingen

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Amerdingen
Castle Amerdingen
Castle Amerdingen
Coat of arms of Amerdingen
Coat of arms
Amerdingen   is located in Germany
Amerdingen
Amerdingen
Location of Amerdingen within Donau-Ries district
Amerdingen in DON.svg
Coordinates: 48°44′N 10°29′E / 48.733°N 10.483°E / 48.733; 10.483Coordinates: 48°44′N 10°29′E / 48.733°N 10.483°E / 48.733; 10.483
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Donau-Ries
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Schmidt
Area
 • Total 19.10 km2 (7.37 sq mi)
Elevation 502-561 m (−1,339 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 832
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86735
Dialling codes 09089
Vehicle registration DON
Website www.amerdingen.de
Amerdingen, catholic church: katholische Pfarrkirche Sankt Vitus

Amerdingen is a municipality in the district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria in Germany. There is an 18th-century castle: Schloss Amerdingen (classicist style). It was built by the known noble family of the Stauffenbergs . All living Stauffenbergs belong to the Amerdingen line of this clan. Today Count Alfred Schenk von Stauffenberg (*1923) and his wife live there. Count Alfred is a nephew of Count Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg who was the leading figure of the failed 20 July Plot of 1944 to kill German dictator Adolf Hitler.

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