Ingolstadt

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Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt by night
Ingolstadt by night
Flag of Ingolstadt
Flag
Coat of arms of Ingolstadt
Coat of arms
Ingolstadt is located in Germany
Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt
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CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord MayorChristian Lösel (CSU)
Area
 • Total133.37 km2 (51.49 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total133,639
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
85049–85057
Dialling codes0841
08450 (Zuchering, Brunnenreuth)
08424 (Irgertsheim)
08458 (Pettenhofen/Mühlhausen/Dünzlau)
08459 (Niederfeld)
Vehicle registrationIN
Websitewww.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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.

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