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Schweinfurt (district)

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Schweinfurt (district)

Schweinfurt
District
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Unterfranken
Capital Schweinfurt
Area
 • Total 842 km2 (325 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 113,007
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SW
Website landkreis-schweinfurt.de

Schweinfurt is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Bad Kissingen, Rhön-Grabfeld, Haßberge, Bamberg, Kitzingen, Würzburg and Main-Spessart. The district-free city Schweinfurt is surrounded by the district.

Geography

Primary rivers in the district are the Main and the Wern. It is located between several hill chains - Haßberge to the east, the Rhön in the northwest, the Spessart to the west and the Steigerwald in the southeast.

History

The area of the district became part of Bavaria

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