Neustadt an der Donau

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Neustadt a.d.Donau
Coat of arms of Neustadt a.d.Donau
Coat of arms
Neustadt a.d.Donau  is located in Germany
Neustadt a.d.Donau
Neustadt a.d.Donau
Coordinates: 48°48′N 11°46′E / 48.800°N 11.767°E / 48.800; 11.767Coordinates: 48°48′N 11°46′E / 48.800°N 11.767°E / 48.800; 11.767
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Niederbayern
District Kelheim
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Reimer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 93.57 km2 (36.13 sq mi)
Elevation 354 m (1,161 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,670
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 93333
Dialling codes 09445
09444 (Mühlhausen)
08402 (Schwaig, Umbertshausen)
Vehicle registration KEH
Website www.neustadt-donau.de
Neustadt an der Donau is also the German translation of Dunaújváros in Hungary.

Neustadt an der Donau is a town in Lower Bavaria on the Danube in Bavaria, Germany. Lying on the western border of Landkreis Kelheim, Neustadt is primarily known for the thermal spa Bad Gögging. Neustadt had a population of 12,753 as of December 31, 2003.

Geography[edit]

All t eNeustadt in Europe.

The city is located halfway between Ingolstadt and Regensburg, on an approximately 5 km wide gravel plain of the Danube valley, which at this point is south of the wooded foothills of the tertiary Donau-Isar hill country of the Hallertau and existing from the essentially of limestone in the north slopes of the southern Franconian Alb is limited. In the urban area the rivers Ilm and Abens flowing into the Danube.

Church of Laurentis and Anne

The township includes 22 districts Arresting, Bad Gögging, Deisenhofen, Eining, Geibenstetten, Hader spot, Heiligenstadt, Hienheim, Irnsing, Irnsing quarry, carp stone, Lina, Marching, walls, Mulhouse, Niederulrain, Oberulrain, Schwaig, Sittling, Umbertshausen and Wöhr .[2]

They are heavily dominated by agriculture, the asparagus and in particular the hops play a special role. Neighboring communities of Neustadt are Abensberg, Altmannstein, Biburg, Kelheim, Mindelstetten, Münchsmünster, Pförring and Siegburg.

History[edit]

Plan of the city from 1819.

The town charter was granted in May 1273 by Duke Ludwig II. The oldest documented area of Neustadt was the village of Trephenau.[3] This town charter is the oldest in Bavaria. With the town survey and the consequent reinvestment and resettlement by Duke Ludwig II, to secure the Danube Valley Road. The town charter is one of many granted by early Wittelsbach dukes. Neustadt was mentioned in a document of Abbot Conrad of Weltenburg from 1277.

The settlement Wöhr directly opposite Neustadt on the other Danube riverbank is actually older than Neustadt, which is now a district. Wöhr was incorporated in the late Middle Ages as part of the city of Neustadt and residents of Wöhr could be citizens of the city, but lived outside the fortification. Wöhr was also the headquarters of the noble family of the Lords of Wöhr and the ducal Urbar Office "ze Become".

Population development[edit]

  • 1961: 7.678
  • 1998: 12.125

Personalities[edit]

  • Eberhard of Salzburg (* around 1085 in Sittling-1164 in the Cistercian monastery Rein), Archbishop of Salzburg from 1147 to 1164, was venerated as a holy
  • Wilhelm Sander (died 1973 in Neustadt an der Donau), manufacturer and donor
  • Jürgen Wittmann (born 1966 in Neustadt an der Donau), German football goalkeeper

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). June 2016. 
  2. ^ Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online.
  3. ^ Georg Köglmeier, Neustadt an der Donau. Eine bayerische Landstadt und ihre Bewohner im Wandel der Jahrhunderte. Band I: Von den Anfängen bis um 1800, Neustadt an der Donau 1994.

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