Sankt Augustin is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is named after the patron saint of the Divine Word Missionaries, Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430). The Missionaries established a monastery near the current town centre in 1913. The municipality of Sankt Augustin was established in 1969, and on September 6, 1977 Sankt Augustin acquired town privileges (German: Stadtrechte). Sankt Augustin is situated about eight km north-east of Bonn and three km south-west of Siegburg.
|• Mayor (2020–25)||Max Leitterstorf (CDU)|
|• Total||34.22 km2 (13.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||65 m (213 ft)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- West Regional Command German Federal Police, (Bundespolizei) headquarter of Border Guards, Group 9 GSG 9 (Grenzschutzgruppe 9)
- Logistics of unified armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr)
- Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance
- The „Zwischenarchiv Sankt Augustin-Hangelar“; one of the two "interim deposit" branches of the Bundesarchiv (the other one located at Hoppegarten near Berlin), used for temporary storage of federal government documents
- Erich Hampe (1889–1978), army officer, died here
- Helmut Rohde (1925–2016), politician (SPD), died here
- Gábor Benedek (born 1927), Hungarian modern pentathlete, Olympic champion, lives here
- Klaus Förster (1933–2009), tax fraud investigator in Sankt Augustin
- Klaus Kinkel (1936–2019), lawyer and politician (FDP), died here
- Ute Kircheis-Wessel (born 1953), fencer, Olympic winner, works here
- Bettina Bähr-Losse (born 1967), politician (SPD) and former member of the Bundestag, works here
- Oliver Masucci (born 1968), actor, grew up in Mülldorf
- Luciana Diniz (born 1970), Brazilian horsewoman, lives here
- Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 29 June 2021.
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.
- Augustin, Stadt Sankt (2019-03-01). "Unsere Stadt". Content Management System (in German). Retrieved 2021-05-15.
- "Unsere Partnerstädte im Ausland". sankt-augustin.de (in German). Sankt Augustin. Retrieved 2021-03-19.