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Ostallgäu - DE27B

EU regions: Germany > Bavaria > Swabia > Ostallgäu


map of Ostallgäu DE27B
coat of arms Ostallgäu DE27B
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2016109
number of inhabitants2019140 316
population density2017101.2
old-age dependency ratio201932.7

* Ostallgäu slovensky: DE27B

demographic pyramid DE27B Ostallgäu

From wikipedia:

Ostallgäu is a Landkreis (district) in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts of Oberallgäu, Unterallgäu, Augsburg, Landsberg, Weilheim-Schongau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and by the Austrian state of Tyrol. The town of Kaufbeuren is enclosed by but does not belong to the district.

History

Before 1803 the region was split into several tiny states, most of them clerical states. When these states were dissolved in 1803, the Ostallgäu region became part of Bavaria. The kings of Bavaria soon evolved a special relationship with the region and built their famous castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein there.

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Kaufbeuren, Marktoberdorf and Füssen.

Geography

„Ostallgäu“ literally means „Eastern Allgäu“. The term Allgäu is applied to the part of the Alps located in Swabia and their northern foothills.

The district extends from the crest of the Alps to hilly countryside in the north.

other: Swabia, Augsburg, Kaufbeuren, Kempten, Memmingen, Aichach-Friedberg, Augsburg, Dillingen, Günzburg, Neu-Ulm, Lindau, Ostallgäu, Unterallgäu, Donau-Ries, Oberallgäu

neighbours: Außerfern, Kaufbeuren, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Landsberg, Weilheim-Schongau, Augsburg, Unterallgäu, Oberallgäu


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE27B

Current statistics

December 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 165455, of which 57364 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0 % (2.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 18.8 % (11.1 %), Revúca 18.1 % (9.3 %), Kežmarok 16.8 % (7.7 %), Vranov nad Topľou 14.7 % (7.1 %), Rožňava 14.7 % (7.7 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2 %, Trenčín 2.4 %, Hlohovec 2.6 %, Nitra 2.7 %, Galanta 2.7 %