Place:Kempten, Schwaben, Bayern, Germany

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NameKempten
Alt namesKempten im Allgäu
Cambodunumsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VI, 795
Kemptensource: Wikipedia
Kempten im Allgäusource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
TypeIndependent City
Coordinates47.733°N 10.317°E
Located inSchwaben, Bayern, Germany
Contained Places
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Haldenwang
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kempten is the largest town in Allgäu, a region in the south-west of Bavaria, Germany. The population was ca 61,000 in 2006. The area was possibly settled originally by Celts, but was later overtaken by the Romans, who called the town Cambodunum. Kempten is the oldest urban settlement (town) in Germany.

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