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Altötting

(ält-öttĭng), town (1994 pop. 12,060), Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, S Germany, near the Inn River and the Austrian border, 42 mi (68 km) SW of PassauPassau
, city (1994 pop. 51,041), Bavaria, SE Germany, at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers, near the border with Austria. It is a river port, rail junction, and industrial center; manufactures include beer, textiles, optical equipment, and tobacco.
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. The town is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage center. The Chapel of Mercy (or Chapel of Grace) dates to A.D. 700 and contains a medieval wooden statue of the Virgin Mary, known as the Black Madonna because it has become discolored by candle smoke. The late Romanesque church there contains the tomb of Count TillyTilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of
, 1559–1632, general in Bavarian and later imperial service during the Thirty Years War. A younger son of a noble family of Brabant, he served under Duke Alessandro Farnese and against the Turks before entering the service of Duke
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Bendall is determined the 32-year-old from Altoetting won't ruin his home coming.
German cities and states that have deployed DataCore include: Aalen, Ahaus, Ahrweiler, Altoetting, Aurich, Bad Hersfeld, Bad Kreuznach, Baden-Baden, Barsinghausen, Belm, Bramsche, Bremen, Cuxhaven, Deggendorf, Dresden, Emsdetten, Erlangen, Erlangen-Hoechstadt, Frankfurt a.
POPE BENEDICT XVI celebrated Mass in front of 70,000 people yesterday in the German pilgrimage centre of Altoetting and listened to a brief prayer for peace tied to the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.
The Pope, on a sentimental six-day homecoming tour of his native Bavaria, confined his sermon to the Virgin Mary, to whom the Altoetting shrine is devoted.
This is the mother that generations have come to Altoetting to visit," he said.
A souvernir shop in Altoetting in Bavaria, southern Germany, sells candles with a photo of Pope Benedict XVI
Designed by Dieter Seifert and promoted by EG-Solar, a foreign aid initiative of the State Technical College of Altoetting, Germany, the SK14 is a 1.
Altoetting, the subject of a famous pilgrimage book by Martin Eisengrein (treated at some length), Andechs, or the Frauenkirche in Munich with the relics of St.