|Regensburg (German ˈreːɡənsbʊrk)|
|Former English name: Ratisbon a city in SE Germany, in Bavaria on the River Danube: a free Imperial city from 1245 and the leading commercial city of S Germany in the 12th and 13th centuries; the Imperial Diet was held in the town hall from 1663 to 1806. Pop: 128 604 (2003 est)|
city, Bavaria Land (state), southeastern Germany. It lies on the right bank of the Danube River along its most northerly course, where it is joined by the Regen River, about 65 miles (105 km) northeast of Munich. Regensburg is an important cultural, industrial, and commercial centre and a road and rail junction with a busy port area on the Danube
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