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Straubing-Bogen

Straubing-Bogen
District
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Lower Bavaria
Capital Straubing
Area
 • Total 1,202.24 km2 (464.19 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 97,323
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SR
Website http://www.straubing-bogen.de

Straubing-Bogen is a Kreis (district) in the eastern part of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Cham, Regen, Deggendorf, Dingolfing-Landau, Landshut and Regensburg. The independent town of Straubing is surrounded by the district. The seat of the government of the district (Landratsamt) is located in Straubing.

The only towns within the district itself are Bogen and Geiselhöring.

Geography

The main river is the Danube, which crosses the district from the west to the east. There are two major geographical regions in the district. One is the Gäuboden with the Danube region and lowlands, the other are the mountains of the Bavarian Forest (Bayerische Wald).

History

The district was

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