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Munich (district)

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Munich
Statistics
State:Bavaria
Capital:Munich
Adm. Region:Oberbayern
Area:667.27 km²
Inhabitants:295,247 (2000)
pop. density:442 inh./km²
Car identification:M
Homepage:http://www.landkreis-muenchen.de
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Map of Bavaria highlighting the district Munich

Munich (German München) is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Dachau, Freising, Erding, Ebersberg, Rosenheim, Miesbach, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Starnberg, Fürstenfeldbruck, and the district-free city Munich itself.

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History

The history of the region is connected to the city of Munich.

The district was established in 1852 and underwent several changes due to the ongoing incorporation of municipalities into the city of Munich. In 1972 the constant shrinking of the district was compensated by adding nine municipalities from the former district of Wolfratshausen.

Geography

The district is located in the east and the south of the city Munich, mostly covering the moraine plain around Munich. In the south of the district the foothills of the Alps start, which also contain the highest elevation of the district, two hills 703 m above sea level in the municipality Schäftlarn. The lowest elevation with 471 m is near Unterschleißheim in the north of the district. The main river is the Isar, which also flows through the city of Munich.

Coat of arms

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Coat of arms

The left half of the coat of arms show the Bavarian blue-and-white lozenge symbols. The black and yellow colors in the right half are the colors of the city Munich. On top is a wavy line, which symbolizes the river Isar.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Garching
  2. Unterschleißheim
  1. Aschheim
  2. Aying
  3. Baierbrunn
  4. Brunnthal
  5. Feldkirchen
  6. Gräfelfing
  7. Grasbrunn
  8. Grünwald
  9. Haar
  10. Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn
  11. Hohenbrunn
  12. Ismaning
  13. Kirchheim
  14. Neubiberg

  1. Neuried
  2. Oberhaching
  3. Oberschleißheim
  4. Ottobrunn
  5. Planegg
  6. Pullach
  7. Putzbrunn
  8. Sauerlach
  9. Schäftlarn
  10. Straßlach-Dingharting
  11. Taufkirchen
  12. Unterföhring
  13. Unterhaching

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