Swabia (Government Region)

administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany
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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.

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

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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