Mindelheim

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Mindelheim
Marian Square
Marian Square
Coat of arms of Mindelheim
Location of Mindelheim within Unterallgäu district
Mindelheim in MN.svg
Mindelheim is located in Germany
Mindelheim
Mindelheim
Mindelheim is located in Bavaria
Mindelheim
Mindelheim
Coordinates: 48°02′N 10°28′E / 48.033°N 10.467°E / 48.033; 10.467Coordinates: 48°02′N 10°28′E / 48.033°N 10.467°E / 48.033; 10.467
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSwabia
DistrictUnterallgäu
Subdivisions7 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Stephan Winter[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total56.44 km2 (21.79 sq mi)
Elevation
607 m (1,991 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,247
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
87711–87719
Dialling codes08261
Vehicle registrationMN
Websitewww.mindelheim.de
Town hall

Mindelheim (German: [ˈmɪndl̩ˌhaɪ̯m] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. The town is the capital of Unterallgäu.

Geography[change | change source]

Mindelheim is on the river Mindel, about 90 kilometres (56 miles) west of the Bavarian capital of Munich. Other towns nearby are Memmingen or the health resorts of Bad Grönenbach, Ottobeuren or Bad Wörishofen.

Mindelheim is close to the Autobahn 96 leading from Munich to Lindau. Furthermore, Mindelheim station is on the Buchloe–Memmingen railway, which connects to Zürich via Memmingen and Lindau and to Munich via Buchloe, and the Central Swabian Railway (Mittelschwabenbahn), which connects to Günzburg via Krumbach.

Twin towns and cities[change | change source]

Mindelheim is twinned with several European towns:[3]

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.
  3. Twin towns Archived 2006-02-18 at the Wayback Machine

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