Coat of arms of Mering
Mering is located in Germany
Coordinates 48°27′N 10°48′E / 48.45°N 10.8°E / 48.45; 10.8Coordinates: 48°27′N 10°48′E / 48.45°N 10.8°E / 48.45; 10.8
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Aichach-Friedberg
Municipal assoc. Mering
Mayor Hans-Dieter Kandler (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 26.87 km2 (10.37 sq mi)
Elevation 505-560 m
Population 13,469 (31 December 2010)[1]
 - Density 501 /km2 (1,298 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate AIC
Postal code 86415
Area code 08233

Mering is a municipality in the district Aichach-Friedberg, in Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the river Paar.

First mentioned in record in 1021, Mering has a long history.

The growing city with its more than 12700 inhabitants (2007) profits from his good location between Munich and Augsburg. Engine of the growing and the increasing popularity is the main railway station which connects Mering directly within 30 minutes to Munich and within 15 minutes to Augsburg. Although it profits from the easy to reach bigger cities, one could easily get anything in Mering, from ice cream to cars. Mering is a lovely small town with lots of shopping facilities close to reach within walking distance. Its motto is "Ihr Einkaufsort der kurzen Wege" (Your shopping centre of short distances).

Worth a visit is the baroque main Catholic church St. Michael build in 1789 with its magificant building and interior. Popular is the recently new designed main place (Marktplatz) with shops and restaurants in ancient buildings surrounding the fountain. Every Friday the local farmers' market takes place here where inhabitants and guests meet to buy fresh vegetables, fish and others, or just relax by having a coffee.

Next to the river Paar, a nice area to go for a walk, besides the old mill, the privately owned castle of Mering is located.


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