Ingolstadt

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Ingolstadt
Coat of arms of Ingolstadt
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Urban district
Subdivisions 11 Stadtbezirke mit 61 Unterbezirken
Government
 • Lord Mayor Alfred Lehmann (CSU)
Area
 • Total 133.35 km2 (51.49 sq mi)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 133,639
 • Density 1,002.17/km2 (2,595.60/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 85049 – 85057
Dialling codes 0841
08450(Zuchering, Brunnenreuth)
08424(Irgertsheim)
Vehicle registration IN
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.


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