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Encyclopedia > Freising (district)
Freising
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State: Bavaria
Capital: Freising
Adm. Region: Oberbayern
Area: 800 km²
Inhabitants: 152,300 (2000)
pop. density: 190 inh./km²
Car identification: FS
Homepage: lra-freising.bayern.de (http://www.lra-freising.bayern.de)
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Freising is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Kelheim, Landshut, Erding, Munich, Dachau and Pfaffenhofen. Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land, which may be translated as country) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Freising (List of European cities with alternative names) is a city in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Freising. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Oberbayern (Upper Bavaria) is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany, located in the south of Bavaria, around the city Munich. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Map of Bavaria highlighting the district Freising Based on the templates at Wikipedia:WikiProject German districts/Maptemplates File links The following pages link to this file: Freising (district) Categories: GFDL images ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Kelheim is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Landshut is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Erding is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Munich (German München) is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Dachau is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Pfaffenhofen is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ...

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History

In the Holy Roman Empire Freising was a clerical state ruled by the bishops. In 1803, when the clerical states of Germany were dissolved, the region was annexed by Bavaria. The crown of the Holy Roman Empire (2nd half of the 10th century), now held in the Vienna Schatzkammer. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

The district is located north of the Munich metropolitan area. The Isar and Amper rivers run in parallel from southwest to northeast. North of the rivers there is the Hallertau, a hilly region mainly used for hop growing. Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ... The Isar is a river in Bavaria, Germany. ... The Hallertau or Holledau is an area in Bavaria, Germany. ... (Hops redirects here. ...


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:
  • the blue and white checked pattern of Bavaria
  • the rose from the arms of the medieval county of Moosburg
  • The "Freising Moor's head",

District of Freising, coat of arms This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

The Freising Moor's head

It is a controversial charge in the Coat of Arms, which could represent one of many different persons: Charge is a word with many different meanings. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ...

  • One of the three Magi (one of them is shown as a moor);
  • Saints there were, or probably were, moors
    • St. Mauritius
    • St. Zeno
    • St. Sigismund (mixed up with St. Mauritius);
  • St. Corbinian, who was not a moor, but whose pictures might have become darker over.
  • Other person or meaning lost in time


It is important to note the crown in the moor's head, which probably indicated that the territory of the Bishop of Freising was autonomous.


Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Freising
  2. Moosburg
  1. Allershausen
  2. Attenkirchen
  3. Au in der Hallertau
  4. Eching
  5. Fahrenzhausen
  6. Gammelsdorf
  7. Haag
  8. Hallbergmoos
  9. Hohenkammer
  10. Hörgertshausen
  11. Kirchdorf
  1. Kranzberg
  2. Langenbach
  3. Marzling
  4. Mauern
  5. Nandlstadt
  6. Neufahrn
  7. Paunzhausen
  8. Rudelzhausen
  9. Wang
  10. Wolfersdorf
  11. Zolling

Freising (List of European cities with alternative names) is a city in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Freising. ... The village Au in der Hallertau is in the north of the district of Freising and in the southern part of the Hallertau, in Bavaria, Germany. ... There are several communes called Eching in Bavaria, Germany Eching (district Freising) Eching am Ammersee Eching (district Landshut) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about the city in the Netherlands; there is also a region known as (the) Hague in France. ... Zolling is a municipality in the Bavarian district of Freising. ...

External links

  • Official website (http://www.lra-freising.bayern.de) (German)
  • Freising County Flag (http://fotw.fivestarflags.com/de-by-fs.html#moo)


Germany | German districts | Rural and urban districts in Bavaria Bavaria lozengy flag File links The following pages link to this file: Ansbach Bamberg Munich Nuremberg Augsburg Regensburg Bayreuth Aschaffenburg Aichach-Friedberg Rosenheim (district) Amberg Altötting (district) Amberg-Sulzbach Ansbach (district) Aschaffenburg (district) Augsburg (district) Bad Kissingen (district) Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen Bamberg (district) Erlangen Bayreuth (district) Ingolstadt Berchtesgadener... There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. ... With an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ...

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Neustadt (Waldnaab) is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Neu-Ulm is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Nuremberg coat of arms Location of Nuremberg Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. ... Nürnberger Land - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Oberallgäu is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Ostallgäu is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Old Town of Passau Passau is a town in Niederbayern, Eastern Bavaria, Germany, known also as Dreiflüssestadt (the City of three rivers), because the Danube River is joined there by the Inn River from the South, and the Ilz River coming out of the Bavarian Forest to the North. ... Passau is a district (Kreis) in the southeast of Bavaria. ... Pfaffenhofen is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Regen is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Regensburg (English formerly Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona, Czech Řezno) is a city (population 146,824 in 2002) in Bavaria, south-east Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... Regensburg is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Rhön-Grabfeld is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Rosenheim is a town in Bavaria (Germany) on the river Inn. ... Rosenheim is a Kreis (district) in the south of Bavaria, Germany. ... Roth is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Rottal-Inn is a Kreis (district) in the southeastern part of Bavaria, Germany. ... Schwabach is a German city of about 40,000 inhabitants near Nuremberg in the middle of the Franconia district of Bavaria. ... Schwandorf is a Kreis (district) in the east part of Bavaria, Germany. ... Schweinfurt is a city in the Unterfranken region of Bavaria in Germany. ... Schweinfurt is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of Bavaria, Germany. ... 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Freising - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (387 words)
Freising is a city in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Freising.
Freising is one of the oldest settlements in Bavaria gaining importance by becoming a major religious center of Bavaria in the early middle ages.
The saddled bear is still the symbol of the city, displayed in the coat of arms, though the seat of the diocese was moved to Munich in 1821.
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