Ingolstadt

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Ingolstadt
Coat of arms of Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt is located in Germany
Ingolstadt
Coordinates 48°45′49″N 11°25′34″E / 48.76361°N 11.42611°E / 48.76361; 11.42611
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Urban district
City subdivisions 11 Stadtbezirke mit 61 Unterbezirken
Lord Mayor Alfred Lehmann (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 133.35 km2 (51.49 sq mi)
Population 127,886  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 959 /km2 (2,484 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate IN
Postal codes 85049 – 85057
Area codes 0841
08450(Zuchering, Brunnenreuth)
08424(Irgertsheim)
Website www.ingolstadt.de

Ingolstadt is a city in the German state of Bavaria near Munich. It is on the Danube river and has about 127,000 inhabitants.
In 1472, Bavaria's first university was founded in Ingolstadt. The Bavarian Reinheitsgebot, a regulation about the purity of beer, was started there in 1516. The car manufacturer Audi has its main base in Ingolstadt.

Ingolstadt is also the setting of Mary Shelley's famous novel Frankenstein.