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Kempten is located on the River Iller in the Allgäu, Bavaria and is the centre of a dairy region that is widely known for its cheeses. Among the city's manufactures are textiles, paper, and beer. Of Celtic origin, Kempten became a flourishing Roman colony called Cambodunum. Kempten passed to Bavaria in 1803.
Kempten was an Imperial city in medieval times and this has given it the right to use the imperial eagle in its arms. In 1818 the city was combined with the Imperial Abbey of Kempten and the new arms showed the imperial eagle from the city arms, and a tower taken from the arms of the Abbey.
Kempten has been both a Celtic and Roman Town, but because it was mentioned by the Greek geographer Strabon, Kempten (a... more travel advice
The fountain in front of the town hall is a copy built in 1993 from an original dating back to 1601. more travel advice
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