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Königsbrunn (Swabian: Kenigsbrunn[2]) is the largest town in the district of Augsburg, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Lech, approx. 10 km south of Augsburg.

Königsbrunn
Coat of arms of Königsbrunn
Coat of arms
Location of Königsbrunn within Augsburg district
Königsbrunn in A.svg
Königsbrunn is located in Germany
Königsbrunn
Königsbrunn
Königsbrunn is located in Bavaria
Königsbrunn
Königsbrunn
Coordinates: 48°16′8″N 10°53′27″E / 48.26889°N 10.89083°E / 48.26889; 10.89083Coordinates: 48°16′8″N 10°53′27″E / 48.26889°N 10.89083°E / 48.26889; 10.89083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictAugsburg
Government
 • MayorFranz Feigl (CSU)
Area
 • Total18.40 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Elevation
516 m (1,693 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total28,076
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
86343
Dialling codes08231
Vehicle registrationA
Websitewww.koenigsbrunn.de

HistoryEdit

Königsbrunn is one of the youngest settlements in Bavaria. It became an independent commune in 1842 and obtained the municipal law 125 years later, in 1967. In 1688 the bishop built a custom house at the crossroad of Via Claudia, which is called the "Neuhaus" (meaning new house). It is the oldest building of the young city.

PoliticsEdit

The local elections of 2014 produced the following result:[3]

 
Königsbrunn town hall
 
Königsbrunn church St. Ulrich

Mayors since 1900Edit

1900–1911: Johannes Wahl
1912–1924: Jakob Pfitzenmaier
1935–1945: Jakob Schreijak
1945: Hermann Herget
1945–1948: Xaver Salvamoser
1948–1984: Fritz Wohlfarth
1984–1996: Adam Metzner (CSU)
1996–2014: Ludwig Fröhlich
since 2014: Franz Feigl (born 1970) (CSU)

Public safetyEdit

PoliceEdit

The responsible police station for Königsbrunn is the police station of Bobingen.

Rescue serviceEdit

To Königsbrunn the ambulance comes from Bobingen, Haunstetten or Mering, normally.

Fire brigadeEdit

The fire station of the volunteer fire brigade of Königsbrunn is located at St.-Johannes-Straße 42 in Königsbrunn. Here a Löschzug (platoon for fire fighting) and a Rüstzug (platoon for technical help, e.g. road accidents) are stationed. There is no fixed area of responsibility. The public-safety answering point (PSAP) of Augsburg is responsible for alerting the fire brigade. The PSAP is always alerting the closest rescue vehicle to an emergency. Administrative borders like counties etc. do not matter here. The area of operation is about Königbrunn itself including the 4 lane B17 and for support the towns around.

AttractionsEdit

PersonalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Königsbrunn
  3. ^ "Stadt Koenigsbrunn - 1. Bürgermeister und Stadträte - resultierend aus dem Wahlergebnis". Archived from the original on 2014-05-19. Retrieved 2014-06-20.

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