Kelheim (district)

Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Niederbayern
Capital Kelheim
  Total 1,067 km2 (412 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
  Total 118,965
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration KEH

Kelheim is a district in Bavaria, Germany, bound (from the north and clockwise) by the regions Regensburg, Landshut, Freising, Pfaffenhofen, Eichstätt and Neumarkt.


The district is located halfway between Ingolstadt and Regensburg on both banks of the Danube. In the northwestern part it includes a part of the Altmühl Valley Nature Park and the confluence of Altmühl and Danube.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms displays:
  • the blue and white checked pattern of Bavaria
  • the roses symbolise the monasteries of Biburg and Weltenburg
  • silver and black are the colours of Abensberg, which once was a free imperial city

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Abensberg
  2. Kelheim
  3. Mainburg
  4. Neustadt an der Donau
  5. Riedenburg
  1. Aiglsbach
  2. Attenhofen
  3. Bad Abbach
  4. Biburg
  5. Elsendorf
  6. Essing
  7. Hausen
  8. Herrngiersdorf
  9. Ihrlerstein
  1. Kirchdorf
  2. Langquaid
  3. Painten
  4. Rohr in Niederbayern
  5. Saal an der Donau
  6. Siegenburg
  7. Teugn
  8. Train
  9. Volkenschwand
  10. Wildenberg


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Coordinates: 48°50′N 11°50′E / 48.83°N 11.83°E / 48.83; 11.83

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