Kitzingen (district)

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Kitzingen
Bavaria KT.svg
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionLower Franconia
CapitalKitzingen
Area
 • Total684 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total90,429
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • 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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Coat of arms[edit]

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[edit]

Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Kitzingen
Towns and Villages Municipalities
  1. Dettelbach
  2. Iphofen
  3. Kitzingen
  4. Mainbernheim
  5. Marktbreit
  6. Marktsteft
  7. Prichsenstadt
  8. Repperndorf
  9. 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

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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