Mertingen

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Mertingen
Coat of arms of Mertingen
Coat of arms
Mertingen   is located in Germany
Mertingen
Mertingen
Location of Mertingen within Donau-Ries district
Mertingen in DON.svg
Coordinates: 48°39′N 10°47′E / 48.650°N 10.783°E / 48.650; 10.783Coordinates: 48°39′N 10°47′E / 48.650°N 10.783°E / 48.650; 10.783
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Donau-Ries
Government
 • Mayor Albert Lohner (CSU)
Area
 • Total 38.42 km2 (14.83 sq mi)
Elevation 411 m (1,348 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,981
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86690
Dialling codes 09078
Vehicle registration DON
Website www.mertingen.de

Mertingen is a municipality in the district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria in Germany.

Here near the location of "Burghoefe" the important Roman road Via Claudia Augusta was built during the 1st century AD, linking Italy with the Danube river had its northern end. It branched into a Roman military road following the Danube river from its origine in the West to Regensburg in the East.

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