Aichach (German pronunciation: [ˈaɪçax] (listen)) is a town in Germany, located in the Bundesland of Bavaria and situated just northeast of Augsburg. It is the capital of the district of Aichach-Friedberg. The municipality of Aichach counts some 20,000 inhabitants. It is not far from the motorway that connects Munich and Stuttgart, the A8. The local river is called Paar. Bavaria's only women's prison was established in Aichach in 1909.
|• Mayor||Klaus Habermann (SPD)|
|• Total||92.97 km2 (35.90 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||530 m (1,740 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||435 m (1,427 ft)|
|• Density||230/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Aichach's history dates back nearly 1000 years.
Since 1996: Klaus Habermann (* 1953) (SPD)
Aichach is twinned with:
Sons and daughters of the townEdit
- Matthias Greitter (1495–1550), cantor and composer
- Franz Beck (1846–1918), member of parliament and mayor of the city
- Vincenz Müller (1894–1961), officer of Reichswehr, Wehrmacht and NVA
- Rudolf Wagner (1937–2012), a teacher, local historian and archivist
- Chrislo Haas (1956–2004), musician
- Erhard Bühler (born 1956), major general
- Harry Blank (born 1968), actor
- Christoph Burkhard (born 1984), German footballer
- Johannes Engel (1453-1512), also known as Johannes Angelus, was a doctor, astronomer and astrologer
- "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.
- Ernst Zinner, E. Brown (translator) (1990). Regiomontanus, His Life and Work. Amsterdam; New York; Oxford; Tokyo: North-Holland (Elsevier). ISBN 044488792X.
- www.aichach.de — official website
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