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Kelheim (district)

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Kelheim (district)

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


  • Geography 1
  • Coat of arms 2
  • Towns and municipalities 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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


External links

  • Official website (German)
  • Altmühltal Nature Park (German, English)

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