Augsburg

Short description

Third largest city in Bavaria with about 290,000 inhabitants.

 

University and advanced technical colleges, fair and convention city, environmental competence center and seat of the bavarian state department for environmental care, seat of the chamber of industry and commerce for Augsburg and Swabia, seat of the chamber of handicrafts Augsburg, centre of the Augsburg diocese.

 

Regional airport with charter air traffic, tight train schedule, intersection of the "Europe-busline", Autobahn A 8, pearl of the "Romantic Road", gateway to the Alps.

 

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.

 

Famous sights:

The Fuggerei (oldest social settlement in the world), the Augsburg puppet theatre with adjacent museum, Brecht and Mozart museum, Renaissance-city hall and Maximilianstraße, three magnificent fountains from the Renaissance era, cathedral and Ulrich´s churches, St.-Anna-church. Idyllic ramparts with towers. Schaezler-Palace. Lovely old town with canals of the river Lech. Zoo, Botanical gardens, olympic canoe slalom track, State Museum of Textiles and Textile Industry (tim).

 

Important industrial site:

 

  • AKDB
  • Beta Systems Software AG
  • BMK professional electronics GmbH
  • BÖWE SYSTEC AG
  • Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH
  • NCR GmbH
  • OFS Brightwave Deutschland GmbH
  • PLG AG
  • Faurecia Emissions Control Technologie, Germany GmbH
  • KUKA Roboter AG
  • MAN Diesel SE
  • manroland AG
  • MTU Onsite Energy GmbH
  • MDE Dezentrale Energiesysteme GmbH
  • Renk AG
  • WashTec AG
  • HOSOKAWA Alpine AG
  • Premium Aerotec GmbH
  • MT Aerospace AG
  • betapharm Arzneimittel GmbH
  • PCI Augsburg GmbH
  • Osram GmbH
  • Dr. Grandel GmbH
  • synlab Augsburg GmbH
  • UPM GmbH
  • Freudenberg Haushaltsprodukte KG
  • Verlagsgruppe Weltbild GmbH
  • Mediengruppe Pressedruck

More Information

Augsburg city hall