Regensburg

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Regensburg
Coat of arms of Regensburg
Regensburg is located in Germany
Regensburg
Coordinates 49°1′0″N 12°5′0″E / 49.016667°N 12.083333°E / 49.016667; 12.083333
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Urban district
City subdivisions 18 districts
Lord Mayor Hans Schaidinger (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 80.76 km2 (31.18 sq mi)
Elevation 326 - 471 m
Population 138,296  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 1,712 /km2 (4,435 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate R
Postal codes 93001 – 93059
Area code 0941
Website www.regensburg.de
Imperial City of Regensburg
Reichsstadt Regensburg
Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
Duchy of Bavaria
1245–1803 Archbishopric of Regensburg
Capital Regensburg
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
 - First settled Stone Age
 - Gained Reichsfreiheit¹ 1245
 - City annexed by Bavaria 148696
 - City adopted Reformation 1542
 - Made permanent seat
    of the Reichstag
 
16631806
 - Mediatised to new
    Archbishopric²
 
1803 1803
 - Ceded to Bavaria on
    Imperial collapse
 
1806
1: The Bishopric of Regensburg acquired Reichsfreiheit around the same time as the City. Of the three Imperial Abbeys in Regensburg, Niedermünster had already acquired Reichsfreiheit in 1002, St. Emmeram's Abbey did in 1295 and Obermünster in 1315.
2: The Bishopric, the Imperial City and all three Imperial Abbeys were mediatised simultaneously.

Regensburg (Czech Řezno) is a city in the south of Germany, in the east of the state of Bavaria. It has about 138,000 inhabitants and a university.

Important people from Regensburg[change | edit source]

Konrad of Megenberg died in the city in 1374.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Book of Nature". 1481-08-20. http://www.wdl.org/en/item/3158/. Retrieved 2013-08-27.
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