Ebersberg (district)

Ebersberg is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Erding, Mühldorf, Rosenheim and Munich.

Ebersberg
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionUpper Bavaria
CapitalEbersberg
Area
  Total549.3 km2 (212.1 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[1]
  Total142,142
  Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationEBE
Websitehttp://www.lra-ebe.de

History

The most important event in the district's history was the battle of Hohenlinden on December 3, 1800, which was a part of the Napoleonic Wars.

Geography

The district includes rural areas east of the city of Munich. Despite the vicinity of Munich urbanisation is low. In the north there is a contiguous forest area of 80 km², serving as recreation area for the population of the Bavarian capital. The forest consists of three separate unincorporated areas, Anzinger Forst, Ebersberger Forst, and Eglhartinger Forst.

Coat of arms

The arms display both parts of the word "Ebersberg": a boar (German "Eber") standing on a mountain (German "Berg"). These two symbols are part of the arms of the city of Ebersberg as well. In addition the district's arms include a fir, symbolising the forests of the region.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Ebersberg
  2. Grafing
  1. Anzing
  2. Aßling
  3. Baiern
  4. Bruck
  5. Egmating
  6. Emmering
  7. Forstinning
  8. Frauenneuharting
  9. Glonn
  1. Hohenlinden
  2. Kirchseeon
  3. Markt Schwaben
  4. Moosach
  5. Oberpframmern
  6. Pliening
  7. Poing
  8. Steinhöring
  9. Vaterstetten
  10. Zorneding

Unincorporated Areas

  1. Anzinger Forst
  2. Ebersberger Forst
  3. Eglhartinger Forst

References

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