Regen

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Regen
Coat of arms of Regen
Coat of arms
Regen   is located in Germany
Regen
Regen
Coordinates: 48°58′N 13°8′E / 48.967°N 13.133°E / 48.967; 13.133Coordinates: 48°58′N 13°8′E / 48.967°N 13.133°E / 48.967; 13.133
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Lower Bavaria
District Regen
Subdivisions 59 districts
Government
 • Mayor Ilse Oswald (FW)
Area
 • Total 65.15 km2 (25.15 sq mi)
Elevation 530 m (1,740 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,714
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 94209
Dialling codes 09921
Vehicle registration REG
Website www.regen.de

Regen is a town in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district of Regen.

Geography[edit]

Regen is situated on the great Regen River, located in the Bavarian Forest.

Division of the town[edit]

Originally the town consisted of 4 districts, Bürgerholz, Grubhügel, Riedham and St. Johann.

After a governmental reform the villages Aden, Augrub, Bärndorf, Bettmannsäge, Dreieck, Ebenhof, Ecklend, Edhof, Eggenried, Finkenried, Frauenmühle, Großseiboldsried, Huberhof, Kagerhof, Kattersdorf, Kerschlhöh, Kleinseiboldsried, Kreuzerhof, Kühhof, March, Maschenberg, Matzelsried, Metten, Neigerhöhe, Neigermühle, Neusohl, Obermitterdorf, Oberneumais, Oleumhütte, Pfistermühle, Pometsau, Poschetsried, Reinhartsmais, Richtplatz, Rinchnachmündt, Rohrbach, Sallitz, Schauerhof, Schlossau, Schochert, Schollenried, Schönhöh, Schützenhof, Schwaighof, Schweinhütt, Spitalhof, Sumpering, Tausendbach, Thanhof, Thurnhof, Weißenstein, Weißensteiner-Au, Wickersdorf, Wieshof and Windschnur were added.

International relations[edit]

Regen is twinned with:

Notable places[edit]

The "Niederbayrisches Landwirtschaftsmuseum" is a museum showing the history of agriculture and society in Lower Bavaria from the 18th and 19th century.

The "Fressendes Haus" is a former domicile of the poets Clara Nordström (1886–1962) and Siegfried von Vegesack (1888–1974), which was transformed in a museum in 1984 presenting different expositions of historical art and the archeological excavations at the castle ruin of Weißenstein.

Economy[edit]

Tourism figures largely in the local economy, with over 64,000 visitors accounting for 220,000 over-night stays last year.

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