Kitzingen (district)
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Kitzingen District
Kitzingen
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionLower Franconia
CapitalKitzingen
Area
 o Total684 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2019)[1]
 o Total91,155
 o Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationKT
Websitelandkreis-kitzingen.de

Kitzingen is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Schweinfurt, Bamberg, Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim and Würzburg.

History

The district in its present form was established in the administrative reform of 1973. The former district of Gerolzhofen was dissolved, and half of its territory was merged with the Kitzingen district (which had been much smaller before). The city of Kitzingen lost its status as a district-free city and was incorporated into the district.

Geography

The Main River runs through the district from south to north.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:
  • the bridge from the arms of the town of Kitzingen
  • the grapes are symbolising the viticulture
  • the shield in the left is from the Bishopric of Würzburg, which once ruled over the region
  • the shield in the right is from the arms of the principality of Castell

Towns and municipalities

Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Kitzingen

References

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.

External links

Coordinates: 49°45?N 10°10?E / 49.75°N 10.17°E / 49.75; 10.17


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