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 city centre in 1913. Sankt Augustin is situated about eight km north-east of Bonn and three km south-west of Siegburg.
|• Mayor||Klaus Schumacher (CDU)|
|• Total||34.22 km2 (13.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||65 m (213 ft)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- 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 (German: Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung), abbreviated as IFA
- 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
- Carl Adam Petri (1926-2010), computer scientist, led an institute in the GMD Research Center for Information Technology from 1968 to 1991
- Klaus Kinkel (1936-2019), lawyer and politician (FDP), former German Minister of Justice and Foreign Affairs
- Ute Wessel (born 1953), gold medal winner in fencing
- Jörg Kuhn (born 1961), art historian, lived in St. Augustin from 1964 to 1984
- Patricia Hanebeck (born 1986), footballer, born and grew up in Sankt Augustin, former footballer of the ASV Sankt Augustin
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
- "Unsere Partnerstädte im Ausland". sankt-augustin.de (in German). Sankt Augustin. Retrieved 2019-11-28.
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