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Swabia (Government Region)

administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany
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Swabia (Government Region) (German: Schwaben) is one of the seven Regierungsbezirke of Bavaria, Germany. It is in southwest Bavaria.

Swabia

Schwaben
Map of Bavaria highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Swabia
Map of Bavaria highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Swabia
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Region seatAugsburg
Area
 • Total9,993.97 km2 (3,858.69 sq mi)
Population
 (30 June 2008)
 • Total1,787,995
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Websiteregierung.schwaben.bayern.de

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

PopulationEdit

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

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