Regensburg

town in Bavaria, Germany

Regensburg (German pronunciation: [ʁɛ:gənsbʊɐ̯k]; Czech: Řezno, Austro-Bavarian: [ʁɛŋsbʊɐ̯k]; Rengschburg or Rengschbuach [ʁɛŋsbʊax]) is a city in the south of Germany, in the east of the state of Bavaria. It has about 138,000 inhabitants and a university.

Regensburg
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Flag of Regensburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Regensburg
Coat of arms
Location of Regensburg
Regensburg is located in Germany
Regensburg
Regensburg
Regensburg is located in Bavaria
Regensburg
Regensburg
Coordinates: 49°1′N 12°5′E / 49.017°N 12.083°E / 49.017; 12.083Coordinates: 49°1′N 12°5′E / 49.017°N 12.083°E / 49.017; 12.083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions18 districts
Government
 • Lord mayor (2020–26) Gertrud Maltz-Schwarzfischer[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total80.76 km2 (31.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total148,638
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
93001–93059
Dialling codes0941
Vehicle registrationR
Websitewww.regensburg.de
Official nameOld town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
CriteriaCultural: ii, iii, iv
Reference1155
Inscription2006 (30th Session)
Area182.8 ha
Buffer zone775.6 ha
Imperial City of Regensburg

Reichsstadt Regensburg
1245–1803
StatusFree Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
CapitalRegensburg
GovernmentRepublic
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• First settled
Stone Age
• Gained Reichsfreiheit¹
1245
• City annexed by Bavaria
148696
• City adopted Reformation
1542
• Made permanent seat
    of the Reichstag
 
16631806
• Mediatised to new
    Archbishopric²
 
1803 1803
• Ceded to Bavaria on
    Imperial collapse
 
1806
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Bavaria Duchy of Bavaria
Archbishopric of Regensburg Archbishopric of Regensburg
1: The Bishopric of Regensburg acquired Reichsfreiheit around the same time as the City. Of the three Imperial Abbeys in Regensburg, Niedermünster had already acquired Reichsfreiheit in 1002, St. Emmeram's Abbey did in 1295 and Obermünster in 1315.
2: The Bishopric, the Imperial City and all three Imperial Abbeys were mediatised simultaneously.

Important people from RegensburgEdit

Konrad of Megenberg died in the city in 1374.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Liste der Oberbürgermeister in den kreisfreien Städten, accessed 19 July 2021.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. "Book of Nature". World Digital Library. 1481-08-20. Retrieved 2013-08-27. Check date values in: |date= (help)