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Würzburg
Statistics
State:Bavaria
Capital:Würzburg
Adm. Region:Unterfranken
Area:967.56 km²
Inhabitants:158,919 (2000)
pop. density:164 inh./km²
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Homepage:landkreis-wuerzburg.de (http://www.landkreis-wuerzburg.de)
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Map of Bavaria highlighting the district Würzburg

Würzburg is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north, clockwise) Main-Spessart, Schweinfurt, Kitzingen, Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim, and the district Main-Tauber in Baden-Württemberg. The city Würzburg is no part of the district, although it is completely enclosed by it.

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History

In 1852, districts were created in the region, including the precursor two districts of Würzburg and Ochsenfurt. In 1972 the previous district Würzburg was merged with the former district Ochsenfurt, and several municipalities from the districts Marktheidenfeld, Karlstadt, Kitzingen and Gerolzhofen were added to form the district with today's borders.

Partnerships

The district has partnerships with the Regional Council Mate Yehuda (Israel), and the Czech Olomouc Region.

Coat of arms

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Coat of arms

In the upper part of the coat of arms are the Points of Franconia, the symbol of the former State of Würzburg. The fleur-de-lis in the bottom-right is the symbol of the St.Burkhard monastery in Würzburg, while the lion in the bottom-left derive from the coat of arms of the former Ochsenfurt district.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften
  1. Aub¹
  2. Eibelstadt¹
  3. Ochsenfurt
  4. Röttingen¹

¹ administrated inside a
Verwaltungsgemeinschaft

  1. Aub
  2. Bergtheim
  3. Eibelstadt
  4. Estenfeld
  5. Giebelstadt
  6. Helmstadt
  7. Hettstadt
  8. Kirchheim
  9. Kist
  10. Margetshöchheim
  11. Röttingen

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