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About Lindau

Lindau (German: Lindau, formerly Lindau im Bodensee; German pronunciation: /ˈlɪndaʊ̯lang/) is a major town and island on the eastern side of Lake Constance (Bodensee in German) in Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the county (Landkreis) of Lindau, Bavaria and is near the borders of the Austrian state of Vorarlberg and the Swiss cantons of St. Gallen and Thurgau. The coat of arms of Lindau town is a linden tree, referring to the supposed origin of the town's name (Linde means linden tree in German). The historic town of Lindau is located on the 0.68 km2 island of the same name which is connected with the mainland by a road bridge and a railway dam leading to Lindau station.

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