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Location address: Deutschland, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen
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Pappenheim is a town in the Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Altmühl, 11 km south of Weißenburg in Bayern.
Historically, Pappenheim was a statelet within Holy Roman Empire. It was mediatised to Bavaria in 1806.
Pappenheim was a German statelet in western Bavaria, Germany, located on the Altmühl river between Treuchtlingen and Solnhofen, and south of Weißenburg. Pappenheim originated as a Lordship around 1030, and was raised to a county in 1628. Pappenheim was partitioned twice: between itself, Aletzheim, Gräfenthal and Treutlingen in 1439; and between itself and Stühlingen in 1558. Pappenheim absorbed: Aletzheim 1697; Gräfenthal 1536; and Treutlingen 1647. Stühlingen was inherited by Fürstenberg[disambiguation needed] in 1639. Pappenheim was mediatised to Bavaria in 1806.