Regen (district)

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Regen
Statistics
State:Bavaria
Capital:Regen
Adm. Region:Niederbayern
Area:975 km²
Inhabitants:82,500 (2000)
pop. density:85 inh./km²
Car identification:REG
Homepage:landkreis-regen.de (http://www.landkreis-regen.de)
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Map of Bavaria highlighting the district Regen

Regen is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Freyung-Grafenau, Deggendorf, Straubing-Bogen and Cham, and by the Czech Republic (Plzen Region).

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History

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Regen and Viechtach.

Geography

The district is entirely located in the Bavarian Forest. It is named after the Regen river and its two headstreams, the Black Regen and the White Regen.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms displays:
  • the blue and white checked pattern of Bavaria
  • a glass, symbolising the glass industry
  • a pine tree, symbolising the Bavarian Forest
  • a tower, symbolising the castles in the district

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Regen
  2. Viechtach
  3. Zwiesel
  1. Achslach
  2. Arnbruck
  3. Bayerisch Eisenstein
  4. Bischofsmais
  5. Böbrach
  6. Bodenmais
  7. Drachselsried
  8. Frauenau
  9. Geiersthal
  10. Gotteszell

  1. Kirchberg
  2. Kirchdorf
  3. Kollnburg
  4. Langdorf
  5. Lindberg
  6. Patersdorf
  7. Prackenbach
  8. Rinchnach
  9. Ruhmannsfelden
  10. Teisnach
  11. Zachenberg

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