Place:Altötting, Oberbayern, Bayern, Germany

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NameAltötting
Alt namesAltötting (Landratsamt)source: FHLC
Altötting
Altotting
TypeRural District
Located inOberbayern, Bayern, Germany
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Altötting
Marktl
Unknown
Halsbach
Wald
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

Template:Wp-District Altötting


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Altötting is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the east and clockwise) Austria and the Bavarian districts of Traunstein, Mühldorf and Rottal-Inn.

History

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Altötting was one of the original parts of Bavaria. It was settled by Bavarian tribes shortly after the retreat of the Romans. During the rule of duke Tassilo III (748-788) the place of Ötting was mentioned for the first time (the towns of Altötting and Neuötting are derived from that place). Soon in the 9th century the region became a religious centre with famous churches and monasteries. In the 15th century it became a place of pilgrimage.

The district of Altötting was established in 1837. Pope Benedict XVI was born here 1927 in the village of Marktl.

The hearts of many of the rulers of Bavaria are buried in the Chapel of Grace in the middle of the town square.

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