Place:Kissing, Mittelfranken, Bayern, Germany

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NameKissing
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates48.3°N 10.983°E
Located inMittelfranken, Bayern, Germany
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Kissing is a municipality in the Aichach-Friedberg district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Augsburg and has about 11,200 inhabitants (2007).

Kissing was first mentioned in a document in 1050 AD as Chissingin, it was a minor regional centre of rule and jurisdiction called a Hofmark. In even earlier times, around 500, there was a thing hill nearby, which was later swept away by the floods of the river Lech.

The surname Kissinger (as in Henry Kissinger) means inhabitant of Kissing or Kissingen.

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