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Coat of arms of Regensburg
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Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Urban district
City subdivisions 18 districts
Lord Mayor Hans Schaidinger (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 80.76 km2 (31.18 sq mi)
Elevation 326 - 471 m
Population 138,296  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 1,712 /km2 (4,435 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate R
Postal codes 93001 – 93059
Area code 0941
Imperial City of Regensburg

Reichsstadt Regensburg
Status Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
Capital Regensburg
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
• First settled
Stone Age
• Gained Reichsfreiheit¹
• City annexed by Bavaria
• City adopted Reformation
• Made permanent seat
    of the Reichstag
• Mediatised to new
1803 1803
• Ceded to Bavaria on
    Imperial collapse
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Bavaria Duchy of Bavaria
Archbishopric of Regensburg Archbishopric of Regensburg
1: The Bishopric of Regensburg acquired Reichsfreiheit around the same time as the City. Of the three Imperial Abbeys in Regensburg, Niedermünster had already acquired Reichsfreiheit in 1002, St. Emmeram's Abbey did in 1295 and Obermünster in 1315.
2: The Bishopric, the Imperial City and all three Imperial Abbeys were mediatised simultaneously.

Regensburg (Czech Řezno) is a city in the south of Germany, in the east of the state of Bavaria. It has about 138,000 inhabitants and a university.

Important people from Regensburg

Konrad of Megenberg died in the city in 1374.

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