Kirchheim in Schwaben

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Kirchheim i.Schw.
Fugger castle at Kirchheim
Fugger castle at Kirchheim
Coat of arms of Kirchheim i.Schw.
Location of Kirchheim i.Schw. within Unterallgäu district
Kirchheim in Schwaben in MN.svg
Kirchheim i.Schw. is located in Germany
Kirchheim i.Schw.
Kirchheim i.Schw.
Kirchheim i.Schw. is located in Bavaria
Kirchheim i.Schw.
Kirchheim i.Schw.
Coordinates: 48°10.36′N 10°28.53′E / 48.17267°N 10.47550°E / 48.17267; 10.47550Coordinates: 48°10.36′N 10°28.53′E / 48.17267°N 10.47550°E / 48.17267; 10.47550
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictUnterallgäu
Municipal assoc.Kirchheim i.Schwaben
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Susanne Fischer[1]
Area
 • Total31.95 km2 (12.34 sq mi)
Elevation
581 m (1,906 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,697
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
87757
Dialling codes08266
Vehicle registrationMN
Websitewww.kirchheim-
schwaben.de
market place
Fugger castle garden side
Former Dominican friary below the church and castle
Pharmacy at the market place
Church St. Peter and Paul
Ascension of Mary, painting by Peter Paul Rubens in the church
Coffered ceiling in cedar hall

Kirchheim or Kirchheim in Schwaben (engl. Kirchheim in Swabia) is a municipality and a market town in Unterallgäu in the region of Swabia (Schwaben) in the south-west of Bavaria, Germany. North-east of the town is the Augsburg Western Woods Nature Park.

Apart from the town of Kirchheim, the municipality surrounds the villages of Derndorf, Hasberg, Spöck und Tiefenried. The town has a municipal association with Eppishausen of which it is the capital and place of administration.

The town is 38 kilometres (24 mi) south-west of Augsburg, 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Munich.

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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