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