Schrobenhausen

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Schrobenhausen
Coat of arms of Schrobenhausen
Coat of arms
Schrobenhausen   is located in Germany
Schrobenhausen
Schrobenhausen
Location of Schrobenhausen within Neuburg-Schrobenhausen district
Schrobenhausen in ND.svg
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 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,936
 • 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.

The city hosts notable German arms manufacturers like MBDA and TDW.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Schrobenhausen is twinned with

Famous citizens[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). January 2018. 
  2. ^ "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-12-26. 
  3. ^ Bridgnorth : The History Archived 2011-09-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ schrobenhausen.de