Roggenburg, Bavaria

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Roggenburg
Coat of arms of Roggenburg
Coat of arms
Roggenburg  is located in Germany
Roggenburg
Roggenburg
Coordinates: 48°16′N 10°13′E / 48.267°N 10.217°E / 48.267; 10.217Coordinates: 48°16′N 10°13′E / 48.267°N 10.217°E / 48.267; 10.217
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Neu-Ulm
Government
 • Mayor Franz-Clemens Brechtel
Area
 • Total 27.41 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Elevation 512 m (1,680 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,673
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89297
Dialling codes 07300
Vehicle registration NU
Website www.roggenburg.de

Roggenburg is a municipality in the district of Neu-Ulm in Bavaria in Germany.

Roggenburg is known for the Roggenburg Abbey, which is used today by the Premonstratensians. An environment and culture center with an overregional commuting area is located near the abbey.

Geographical location[edit]

The municipality lies in the region "Donau-Iller" in central Swabia, approximately 30 km southeast of Ulm and 40 km north of Memmingen. The districts Roggenburg, Biberach and Meßhofen are located on the Biber river, the districts Ingstetten, Schießen and Unteregg at the Osterbach, while Schleebuch is located between these two rivers.

Biberach around 1900

Politics[edit]

Local council[edit]

The council has 14 members plus the major.

ÜWV Schießen FW Meßhofen/Roggenburg WG Biberach WG Ingstetten Total
2002 5 3 4 2 14 seats

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