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The town is also a destination for tourists thanks to its location next to the Rhine river and its colorful half-timbered houses.
[[File:Linz am Rhein 2005.jpg|thumb|500px|left|View of Linz]]
 
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==History==
 
In the 1970s the city expanded with the new residential area "Roniger Hof". In 1979 the local hospital was put into service.
 
[[File:505linz, burg.jpg|left|thumb|212px|Town hall]]
==Gallery==
[[File:Rheintor Linz am Rhein.jpg|thumb|160px|Rhine tower]]
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[[File:Schloss Rennenberg 4.jpg|left|thumb|222px|Rennenberg castle]]
[[File:505linz, burg.jpg|left|thumb|212px|Town hall]]
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[[File:Rheintor Linz am Rhein.jpg|thumb|160px|Rhine tower]]
[[File:Schloss Rennenberg 4.jpg|left|thumb|222px|Rennenberg castle]]
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==Mayors==
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* 1812–1813: Engelbert Schwamborn
* 1817–1820: Friedrich Adolph von Cocy
* 1933: Eugen Mehliß
* 1933: Rahms (given name unknown)
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* 1933–1938: Franz Weyand,
* 1939–1944: Paul Wiezorke
* 1989–2014: Adi Buchwald, CDU
* since 2014: Hans-Georg Faust
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[[File:{{wide image|Linz am Rhein 2005.jpg|thumb1000px|500px|leftalt=Vies of Linz|View of Linz]]}}
 
==Notable people==
==Sons and daughters of the town==
[[File:Ferdinand Malaisé by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.jpg|thumb|150px100px|Ferdinand von Malaisé by Franz Xaver Winterhalter]]
* [[Ferdinand von Malaisé]] (1806-1892); Bavarian General, Educator of King [[Ludwig III of Bavaria]]
* [[Anton Joseph Weidenbach]] (1809-1871), historian and archivist
* [[Manfred Bruns]] (born 1934), Federal Prosecutor at the Federal Court of Justice
* [[Alex Kempkens]] (born 1942), fotographerphotographer
 
==Notes==