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Title: Weilheim-Schongau  
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Subject: Garmisch-Partenkirchen (district), Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Raisting, Bavaria, Upper Bavaria
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Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberbayern
Capital Weilheim
 • Total 966.22 km2 (373.06 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 130,387
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration WM

Weilheim-Schongau is a Kreis (district) in the south of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Landsberg, Starnberg, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Ostallgäu.


The district is located in the northern foothills of the Alps. The main rivers of the district are the Lech and the Ammer. The Ammersee and the Starnberger See are at the northern boundary of the district.


The district was formed in 1972 by merging the former districts Weilheim

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