Ottobeuren

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Ottobeuren
Basilica and market square in Ottobeuren
Basilica and market square in Ottobeuren
Coat of arms of Ottobeuren
Coat of arms
Location of Ottobeuren
Ottobeuren is located in Germany
Ottobeuren
Ottobeuren
Ottobeuren is located in Bavaria
Ottobeuren
Ottobeuren
Coordinates: 47°56′29″N 10°17′58″E / 47.94139°N 10.29944°E / 47.94139; 10.29944Coordinates: 47°56′29″N 10°17′58″E / 47.94139°N 10.29944°E / 47.94139; 10.29944
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictUnterallgäu
Municipal assoc.Ottobeuren
Government
 • MayorBernd Schäfer
Area
 • Total55.85 km2 (21.56 sq mi)
Elevation
669 m (2,195 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,314
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
87724
Dialling codes08332
Vehicle registrationMN
Websitewww.ottobeuren.de

Ottobeuren, traditionally known as Ottembura in English (Swabian: Ottobeire), is a municipality in Bavaria, Germany, located 11 km southeast of Memmingen near the A7. It is famous for Ottobeuren Abbey, situated next to the Basilica. The town is seat of a municipal association with Hawangen and Böhen.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Ottobeuren is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.