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Augsburg
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Coat of arms of Augsburg
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Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Eva Weber[1] (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 146.84 km2 (56.70 sq mi)
Elevation 494 m  (1621 ft)
Population {{{Einwohner or  population}}}
 - Metro 885,000 
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate A
Postal codes 86150–86199
Area code 0821
Website www.augsburg.de

Augsburg (UK /ˈɡzbɡ/ OWGZ-burg,[2] U.S. /ˈɔːɡz-/ AWGZ--,[3] German: [ˈaʊksbʊʁk] ( listen); Swabian German: Augschburg) is a city in the South of Germany, in the state of Bavaria. It has about 272,000 inhabitants and a university. It was founded in the Roman age. In the time of Renaissance (after the Middle Ages) a family of bankers, the Fuggers, became very rich and powerful in Augsburg.

The Protestant Augsburg Confession was made in 1530.

In 1555, a peace agreement called The Peace of Augsburg between Catholics and Protestants was signed in Augsburg.

Augsburg has a humid continental climate (Dfb in the Köppen climate classification).

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