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Fürstenfeldbruck
Bavaria ffb.png
Map of Bavaria highlighting the district of Fürstenfeldbruck
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberbayern
Region Munich
District seat Fürstenfeldbruck
Area 435 km²
Population 193,100 (2000)
Pop. density 444 /km²
Licence plate code FFB
Web page http://www.lra-ffb.de

Fürstenfeldbruck is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the east and clockwise) the city of Munich and the districts of Munich, Starnberg, Landsberg, Aichach-Friedberg and Dachau.

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History

In medieval times the region was a clerical state ruled by the abbey of Fürstenfeld. When the clerical states of Holy Empire were dissolved in 1803, the territory was annexed by Bavaria. The district of Fürstenfeldbruck was established in 1938.

Geography

The district is occupied by the western Munich metropolitan area. It has the highest population density of all Bavarian districts. More than 90 % of the population live in the eastern half of the district, which includes the suburbs of Munich.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms
  • The red and white bar is from the family arms of Saint Bernard, who had been the founder of the Cistercian order (Fürstenfeld was a Cistercian monastery)
  • The crown is from the arms of the abbot Alexander Pellhammer
  • The bridge represents the city of Bruck (which was later merged with Fürstenfeld to form the city of Fürstenfeldbruck)

Towns and municipalities

Adelshofen Alling Althegnenberg Egenhofen Eichenau Emmering Fürstenfeldbruck Germering Grafrath Gröbenzell Hattenhofen Jesenwang Kottgeisering Landsberied Maisach Mammendorf Mittelstetten Moorenweis Oberschweinbach Olching Puchheim Schöngeising Türkenfeld Landkreis ffb labels.svg
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Towns Municipalities
  1. Fürstenfeldbruck
  2. Germering
  1. Adelshofen
  2. Alling
  3. Althegnenberg
  4. Egenhofen
  5. Eichenau
  6. Emmering
  7. Grafrath
  8. Gröbenzell
  9. Hattenhofen
  10. Jesenwang
  1. Kottgeisering
  2. Landsberied
  3. Maisach
  4. Mammendorf
  5. Mittelstetten
  6. Moorenweis
  7. Oberschweinbach
  8. Olching
  9. Puchheim
  10. Schöngeising
  11. Türkenfeld

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Coordinates: 48°10′N 11°10′E / 48.17°N 11.17°E / 48.17; 11.17

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