Kitzingen (district)

district in Bavaria, Germany

Kitzingen (German: Landkreis Kitzingen) is a district in Bavaria, Germany.

Kitzingen
Flag of Kitzingen
Coat of arms of Kitzingen
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 49°45′N 10°10′E / 49.75°N 10.17°E / 49.75; 10.17
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionLower Franconia
CapitalKitzingen
Area
 • Total684 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total89,748
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationKT
Websitelandkreis-kitzingen.de

HistoryEdit

The district was last changed in 1973. The old district of Gerolzhofen was split up, and half of its territory was joined with the old Kitzingen district. The city of Kitzingen lost its status as an independent city and was put into the district.

GeographyEdit

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

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms displays:
  • the bridge from the arms of the city 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 municipalitiesEdit

Towns Municipalities
  1. Dettelbach
  2. Iphofen
  3. Kitzingen
  4. Mainbernheim
  5. Marktbreit
  6. Marktsteft
  7. Prichsenstadt
  8. Volkach
  1. Abtswind
  2. Albertshofen
  3. Biebelried
  4. Buchbrunn
  5. Castell
  6. Geiselwind
  7. Großlangheim
  8. Kleinlangheim
  9. Mainstockheim
  10. Markt Einersheim
  11. Martinsheim
  1. Nordheim am Main
  2. Obernbreit
  3. Rödelsee
  4. Rüdenhausen
  5. Schwarzach am Main
  6. Segnitz
  7. Seinsheim
  8. Sommerach
  9. Sulzfeld am Main
  10. Wiesenbronn
  11. Wiesentheid
  12. Willanzheim

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.

Other websitesEdit