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Kelheim
Bavaria keh.png
Map of Bavaria highlighting the district of Kelheim
State Bavaria
Adm. region Niederbayern
Region Landshut, Regensburg
District seat Kelheim
Area 1067 km²
Population 113,286 (2005)
Pop. density 106 /km²
Licence plate code KEH
Web page landkreis-kelheim.de

Kelheim is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Regensburg, Landshut, Freising, Pfaffenhofen, Eichstätt and Neumarkt.

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Geography

The district is located half way 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

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

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Coordinates: 48°50′N 11°50′E / 48.83°N 11.83°E / 48.83; 11.83

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