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Augsburg, city, Bavaria Land (state), southern Germany. It lies at the junction of the Wertach and Lech rivers and extends over the plateau country between the two rivers. In 1974 Augsburg annexed the neighbouring cities of Göggingen and Haunstetten. Traces of an Early Bronze Age settlement have been found at the site.
Welcome in Augsburg and the region Third largest city in Bavaria with about 300,000 inhabitants. History: Founded by the Romans 15 BC., oldest city in Bavaria and second oldest German town. A Renaissance-city you must see. Famous Augsburg citizens: Jacob Fugger the Rich, Leopold Mozart (father of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart), Bert Brecht, Rudolf Diesel.
Augsburg. The largest city on the Romantic Road (and Bavaria's third largest), Augsburg is also one of Germany’s oldest, founded by the stepchildren of Roman emperor Augustus over 2000 years ago. As an independent city state from the 13th century, it was also one of its wealthiest, free to raise its own taxes, with public coffers bulging on the proceeds of the textile trade.
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Augsburg is an urban district and home to the institutions of the Landkreis Augsburg. It is the third-largest city in Bavaria (after Munich and Nuremberg) with a population of 300,000 inhabitants, with 885,000 in its metropolitan area.
Augsburg Zoo is one of the biggest zoos in the country and is home to almost 1,600 animals, birds, and reptiles from across 300 species. The zoo also houses and protects several endangered species. Brehmpl. 1, 86161 Augsburg, Germany, +49 821 5671490 Augsburg Zoo | © Krompi / Flickr The Vogeltor