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Church of Saint Stephen
|• Mayor||Simon Schropp|
|• Total||15.58 km2 (6.02 sq mi)|
|Elevation||550-575 m (−1,336 ft)|
|• Density||440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Untermeitingen is a municipality in the district of Augsburg in Bavaria in Germany.
Municipalities are the lowest level of official territorial division in Germany. This is most commonly the third level of territorial division, ranking after the Land (state) and Kreis (district). The Gemeinde which is one level lower in those states also includes Regierungsbezirke as an intermediate territorial division. The Gemeinde is one level higher if it is not part of a Samtgemeinde. Only 10 municipalities in Germany have fifth level administrative subdivisions and all of them are in Bavaria. The highest degree of autonomy may be found in the Gemeinden which are not part of a Kreis. These Gemeinden are referred to as Kreisfreie Städte or Stadtkreise, sometimes translated as having "city status". This can be the case even for small municipalities. However, many smaller municipalities have lost this city status in various administrative reforms in the last 40 years when they were incorporated into a Kreis. In some states they retained a higher measure of autonomy than the other municipalities of the Kreis. Municipalities titled Stadt are urban municipalities while those titled Gemeinde are classified as rural municipalities.
Augsburg is a Landkreis (district) in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the city of Augsburg and the districts of Aichach-Friedberg, Landsberg, Ostallgäu, Unterallgäu, Günzburg, Dillingen and Donau-Ries. The city of Augsburg is not part of the district, but nonetheless is its administrative seat.
Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria, is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner. With an area of 70,550.19 square kilometres, Bavaria is the largest German state by land area comprising roughly a fifth of the total land area of Germany. With 13 million inhabitants, it is Germany's second-most-populous state after North Rhine-Westphalia. Bavaria's main cities are Munich and Nuremberg.
Untermeitingen is found in the district of Augsburg Untermeitingen which is located in the Lechfeld plain on the left bank of the Lech, 27 km south of Augsburg. The town, located on the border with the district of Landsberg am Lech, forms the administrative area of Lechfeld with the area Klosterlechfeld. Two municipalities together contained 8,795 inhabitants in 2006 over an area of 18 38 km ².
Surrounding communities (starting from the north and in the direction of clockwise): Graben, Scheuring, Obermeitingen, Langerringen and Schwabmünchen.
From the tenth century, the village belonged to the bishopric of Augsburg. In 1803, Untermeitingen became part of the new Kingdom of Bavaria. In 1818, it was built as a town and became part of the borough of Schwabmünchen until the latter's death in 1972.
The neighborhood of Lagerlechfeld exists since the nineteenth century as a large military establishment. By 1870, it housed a prison camp, then various railway buildings were built, plus a military hospital in 1899. In 1934, an air base was installed. During the Second World War it served as a base for tests for Messerschmitt Augsburg factories. The base was bombed in 1945. Since 1956, this is a facility of the Bundeswehr.
Aichach-Friedberg is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Augsburg, Donau-Ries, Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Pfaffenhofen, Dachau, Fürstenfeldbruck and Landsberg, as well as by the city of Augsburg.
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Augsburg Morellstraße station is a station on the Augsburg–Buchloe railway in the German state of Bavaria. It is located south of the centre of Augsburg on the border of the districts of Antonsviertel and Hochfeld. It is a through station built with eight tracks and one island platform and is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 6 station.
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