Landsberg am Lech

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Landsberg am Lech
The Lech in Landsberg
The Lech in Landsberg
Coat of arms of Landsberg am Lech
Location of Landsberg am Lech within Landsberg am Lech district
Landsberg am Lech in LL.svg
Landsberg am Lech is located in Germany
Landsberg am Lech
Landsberg am Lech
Landsberg am Lech is located in Bavaria
Landsberg am Lech
Landsberg am Lech
Coordinates: 48°02′52″N 10°53′56″E / 48.04778°N 10.89889°E / 48.04778; 10.89889Coordinates: 48°02′52″N 10°53′56″E / 48.04778°N 10.89889°E / 48.04778; 10.89889
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictLandsberg am Lech
Subdivisions6 Ortsteile
Government
 • Lord mayor (2020–26) Doris Baumgartl[1]
Area
 • Total57.89 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
Highest elevation
630 m (2,070 ft)
Lowest elevation
585 m (1,919 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total29,346
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
86899
Dialling codes08191, 08246 (Ellighofen)
Vehicle registrationLL
Websitewww.landsberg.de

Landsberg am Lech (Landsberg at the Lech) is a town in southwest Bavaria, Germany, about 65 kilometers west of Munich and 35 kilometers south of Augsburg. It is the capital of the district of Landsberg am Lech.

Geography[change | change source]

The historic old town
Bayertor, the gate to Munich

Landsberg is on the Romantic Road and is the center of the Lechrain region, the boundary region between Swabia and Bavaria. It is noted for its historic center.

Notable people[change | change source]

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Landsberg am Lech is twinned with:[3]

Sports[change | change source]

Landsberg is home to the following sports clubs:

Club Sport League Established
TSV Landsberg Football Landesliga Bayern 1882
Landsberg Riverkings Ice hockey Regionalliga (Bayernliga) 2008
Landsberg X-PRESS American football Regionalliga Süd 2007
DJK Landsberg Basketball Regionalliga 1956
Jahn Landsberg Football A-Klasse Oberbayern 1923
Türkspor Landsberg Football A-Klasse Oberbayern --
Landsberg Cruisaders Baseball Bezirksliga Bayern 2003
Landsberg Kodiacs Softball Landesliga Bayern 2009
Landsberg BB-Dance Camp Dance Boogie Woogie Dance Festival 1987

Sources[change | change source]

  • Burgett, Daniel R. (2001). Beyond the Rhine. New York: Dell Publishing. pp. 119–134.
  • Thomas Raithel, Die Strafanstalt Landsberg am Lech und der Spöttinger Friedhof (1944-1958). Eine Dokumentation im Auftrag des Instituts für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin (München: Oldenbourg 2009).

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