Schrobenhausen

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Schrobenhausen
Coat of arms of Schrobenhausen
Coat of arms
Schrobenhausen   is located in Germany
Schrobenhausen
Schrobenhausen
Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°16′E / 48.533°N 11.267°E / 48.533; 11.267Coordinates: 48°32′N 11°16′E / 48.533°N 11.267°E / 48.533; 11.267
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Neuburg-Schrobenhausen
Government
 • Mayor Karlheinz Stephan (CSU)
Area
 • Total 75.31 km2 (29.08 sq mi)
Elevation 409 m (1,342 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,753
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86529
Dialling codes 08252
Vehicle registration ND, SOB
Website www.schrobenhausen.de

Schrobenhausen (pronounced [ʃʁoːbm̩ˈhaʊ̯zn̩]) is a town in the Neuburg-Schrobenhausen district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Paar, approx. 25 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of Ingolstadt, and 35 kilometres (22 miles) northeast of Augsburg.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Schrobenhausen is twinned with

Personalities from or in connection with Schrobenhausen[edit]

  • Franz von Lenbach (1836-1904), painter, born in Schrobenhausen
  • Joseph Sattler (1867-1931), graphic artist, born in Schrobenhausen
  • Friedl Rinder (1905-2001), German chess master, was born in Schrobenhausen
  • Hubert Fichte (1935-1986), author, as a child 1941 in Steingriff, then from 1942 to 1943 in Schrobenhausen
  • Walter Mixa (born 1941), pastor of Schrobenhausen (1975-1996), Bishop of Eichstätt (1996-2005) and of Augsburg (2005-2010)
  • Marion Schick, born Pilnei (born 1958), former President of the University of Applied Sciences Munich | Fachhochschule München, former Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of the State of Baden-Württemberg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). June 2016. 
  2. ^ "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26. 
  3. ^ Bridgnorth : The History