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Weilheim-Schongau

Weilheim-Schongau
District
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberbayern
Capital Weilheim
Area
 • Total 966.22 km2 (373.06 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 130,387
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration WM
Website http://www.weilheim-schongau.de

Weilheim-Schongau is a Kreis (district) in the south of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Landsberg, Starnberg, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Ostallgäu.

Geography

The district is located in the northern foothills of the Alps. The main rivers of the district are the Lech and the Ammer. The Ammersee and the Starnberger See are at the northern boundary of the district.

History

The district was formed in 1972 by merging the former districts Weilheim

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