Swabia (Government Region)

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Swabia

Schwaben
Flag of Swabia
Flag
Coat of arms of Swabia
Coat of arms
Map of Bavaria highlighting Swabia
Map of Bavaria highlighting Swabia
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Region seatAugsburg
Area
 • Total9,993.97 km2 (3,858.69 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total1,857,991
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
WebsiteSchwaben

Swabia (Government Region) (German: Schwaben, Bavarian: Schwobm, Swabian: Schwaabe) or known as Bavarian Swabia (German: Bayerischer-Schwaben, Bavarian: Boarischa-Schwobm, Swabian: Bayrischa-Schwaabe) is one of the seven Regierungsbezirke of Bavaria, Germany. It is in southwest Bavaria.

There are 3 regions (Planungsregionen) in Swabia with the following rural districts and district-free towns/cities:
Allgäu: rural districts: Lindau, Oberallgäu and Ostallgäu; district-free towns: Kaufbeuren and Kempten;
Augsburg: rural districts: Aichach-Friedberg, Augsburg, Dillingen and Donau-Ries and the district-free city Augsburg;
Donau-Iller: in Bavaria: rural districts: Günzburg, Neu-Ulm and Unterallgäu and the district-free town Memmingen; in Baden-Württemberg: rural districts: Alb-Donau and Biberach and the district-free city Ulm;

Landkreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
Natural regions
  1. Aichach-Friedberg
  2. Augsburg
  3. Dillingen
  4. Donau-Ries
  5. Günzburg
  6. Lindau
  7. Neu-Ulm
  8. Oberallgäu
  9. Ostallgäu
  10. Unterallgäu
  1. Augsburg
  2. Kaufbeuren
  3. Kempten
  4. Memmingen

* Part of the Swabian Keuper Land

Population[change | change source]

Historical Population of Swabia:

  • 1939: 934,311
  • 1950: 1,293,734
  • 1961: 1,340,217
  • 1970: 1,467,454
  • 1987: 1,546,504
  • 2002: 1,776,465
  • 2005: 1,788,919
  • 2006: 1,786,764

References[change | change source]

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

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