Kelheim (district)

Kelheim is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany, bound (from the north and clockwise) by the regions Regensburg, Landshut, Freising, Pfaffenhofen, Eichstätt and Neumarkt.

Kelheim
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionLower Bavaria
CapitalKelheim
Area
  Total1,067 km2 (412 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[1]
  Total122,258
  Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationKEH
Websitelandkreis-kelheim.de

Geography

The district is located halfway between Ingolstadt and Regensburg on both banks of the Danube. In the northwestern part it includes a part of the Altmühl Valley Nature Park and the confluence of Altmühl and Danube.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms displays:
  • the blue and white checked pattern of Bavaria
  • the roses symbolise the monasteries of Biburg and Weltenburg
  • silver and black are the colours of Abensberg, which once was a free imperial city

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Abensberg
  2. Kelheim
  3. Mainburg
  4. Neustadt an der Donau
  5. Riedenburg
  1. Aiglsbach
  2. Attenhofen
  3. Bad Abbach
  4. Biburg
  5. Elsendorf
  6. Essing
  7. Hausen
  8. Herrngiersdorf
  9. Ihrlerstein
  1. Kirchdorf
  2. Langquaid
  3. Painten
  4. Rohr in Niederbayern
  5. Saal an der Donau
  6. Siegenburg
  7. Teugn
  8. Train
  9. Volkenschwand
  10. Wildenberg

References

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