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Kelheim
Befreiungshalle
Befreiungshalle
Coat of arms of Kelheim
Kelheim is located in Germany
Kelheim
Coordinates 48°55′0″N 11°52′0″E / 48.916667°N 11.866667°E / 48.916667; 11.866667
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Lower Bavaria
District Kelheim
Mayor Fritz Mathes (Freie Wähler)
Basic statistics
Area 76.79 km2 (29.65 sq mi)
Elevation 343 m  (1125 ft)
Population 15,656  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 204 /km2 (528 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate KEH
Postal codes 93301–93309
Area code 09441
Website www.kelheim.de
Location of the town of Kelheim within Kelheim district
Map

Kelheim is a municipality in Bavaria, capital of the district Kelheim. It is situated at the confluence of Altmühl and Danube. As of June 30, 2005, the town had a population of 15,667.

Engraving of the Befreiungshalle, or Hall of Liberation, one of Kelheim's best-known landmarks, just after its construction.

Kelheim is also the site of a large Iron Age oppidum from the La Tène period, which has been tentatively identified as the Celtic city of Alcimoennis.

Schneider has a large weien brewery in the city.

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