Where is Dillingen an der Donau in Germany?

Where is Dillingen an der Donau in Germany?

Dillingen an der Donau. Dillingen, or Dillingen an der Donau (Dillingen on the Danube) is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is the administrative center of the district of Dillingen . Besides the town of Dillingen proper, the municipality encompasses the villages of Donaualtheim, Fristingen, Hausen, Kicklingen, Schretzheim and Steinheim.

What are the boundaries of the district of Dillingen?

It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Donau-Ries, Augsburg and Günzburg, and by the state of Baden-Württemberg (district of Heidenheim ). In ancient times the Danube river was a border between the Roman empire and the Germanic tribes north of the river.

When did the Counts of Dillingen move to Augsburg?

The counts of Dillingen ruled from the 10th to the 13th century; in 1258 the territory was turned over to the Prince Bishops of Augsburg. After the Reformation, the prince-bishops of Augsburg moved to the Catholic city of Dillingen and made it one of the centers of the Counter-Reformation .

Who was the leader of the gang in Dillingen?

Matthias Klostermayr (1736-1771), leader of a gang of robbers, convicted in Dillingen and strangled, then smashed, beheaded and quartered. Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897), Catholic priest and hydrotherapist, began in 1848 his studies of theology in Dillingen.

Who are the members of the Dillinger group?

The Dillinger Group is made up of a series of top-ranking companies which together provide maximum quality and best possible service in the field of heavy plate.

Where are the Dillinger heavy plate factories located?

Heavy plate is produced at two locations, Dillinger Hütte, in Dillingen, and Dillinger France, in Dunkirk. In addition, our trading, flame-cutting and semi-fabrication affiliates provide further downstream services and customised solutions for sales, plus semi-fabrication of heavy plates and other steel products.