Kissing, Bavaria

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Kissing
Coat of arms of Kissing
Coat of arms
Location of Kissing within Aichach-Friedberg district
Kissing in AIC.svg
Kissing is located in Germany
Kissing
Kissing
Kissing is located in Bavaria
Kissing
Kissing
Coordinates: 48°18′N 10°59′E / 48.300°N 10.983°E / 48.300; 10.983Coordinates: 48°18′N 10°59′E / 48.300°N 10.983°E / 48.300; 10.983
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictAichach-Friedberg
Government
 • MayorManfred Wolf (SPD)
Area
 • Total23.12 km2 (8.93 sq mi)
Elevation
523 m (1,716 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total11,557
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
86438
Dialling codes08233
Vehicle registrationAIC
Websitewww.kissing.de

Kissing is a municipality in the Aichach-Friedberg district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Augsburg and has about 11,200 inhabitants (2007).

Kissing was first mentioned in a document in 1050 AD as Chissingin, it was a minor regional centre of rule and jurisdiction called a Hofmark (German article). In even earlier times, around 500, there was a thing hill nearby, which was later swept away by the floods of the river Lech.

The surname Kissinger (as in Henry Kissinger) means inhabitant of Kissing or Kissingen.

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  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.