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Fürstenfeldbruck District
—  District  —

Coat of arms
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Upper Bavaria
Capital Fürstenfeldbruck
Area
 • Total 435 km2 (168 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 204,538
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration FFB
Website http://www.lra-ffb.de

Fürstenfeldbruck District is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the east and clockwise) the city of Munich and the districts of Munich, Starnberg, Landsberg am Lech, Aichach-Friedberg and Dachau.

History[]

In medieval times the region was a clerical state ruled by the abbey of Fürstenfeld. When the clerical states of Holy Empire were dissolved in 1803, the territory was annexed by Bavaria. The district of Fürstenfeldbruck was established in 1938.

Geography[]

The district is occupied by the western Munich metropolitan area. It has the highest population density of all Bavarian districts. More than 90 percent of the population live in the eastern half of the district, which includes the suburbs of Munich.

Coat of arms[]

Coat of arms
  • The red and white bar is from the family arms of Saint Bernard, who had been the founder of the Cistercian order (Fürstenfeld was a Cistercian monastery)
  • The crown is from the arms of the abbot Alexander Pellhammer
  • The bridge represents the city of Bruck (which was later merged with Fürstenfeld to form the city of Fürstenfeldbruck)

Towns and municipalities[]

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Towns Municipalities
  1. Fürstenfeldbruck
  2. Germering
  3. Olching
  4. Puchheim
  1. Adelshofen
  2. Alling
  3. Althegnenberg
  4. Egenhofen
  5. Eichenau
  6. Emmering
  7. Grafrath
  8. Gröbenzell
  9. Hattenhofen
  10. Jesenwang
  1. Kottgeisering
  2. Landsberied
  3. Maisach
  4. Mammendorf
  5. Mittelstetten
  6. Moorenweis
  7. Oberschweinbach
  8. Schöngeising
  9. Türkenfeld

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Coordinates: 48°10′N 11°10′E / 48.17, 11.17

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