Erding (district)
Overview
 
Erding is a district in Bavaria
Bavaria
Bavaria, formally the Free State of Bavaria is a state of Germany, located in the southeast of Germany. With an area of , it is the largest state by area, forming almost 20% of the total land area of Germany...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Landshut
Landshut (district)
Landshut is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Kelheim, Straubing-Bogen, Dingolfing-Landau, Rottal-Inn, Mühldorf, Erding and Freising. The city of Landshut is enclosed by, but does not belong to the district...

, Mühldorf
Mühldorf (district)
Mühldorf is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Landshut, Rottal-Inn, Altötting, Traunstein, Rosenheim, Ebersberg and Erding.-History:...

, Ebersberg
Ebersberg (district)
Ebersberg is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Erding, Mühldorf, Rosenheim and Munich.-History:...

, Munich
Munich (district)
Munich is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It borders the districts of Dachau, Freising, Erding, Ebersberg, Rosenheim, Miesbach, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Starnberg, Fürstenfeldbruck, and surrounds district-free city Munich itself, which is the district seat.-History:The history of the region is...

 and Freising
Freising (district)
Freising is a district in Bavaria, Germany. Following a recent ranking of the German magazine FOCUS MONEY comparing all German districts it is number one concerning economic growth abilities. It is bounded by the districts of Kelheim, Landshut, Erding, Munich, Dachau and Pfaffenhofen.The district...

.
The region is one of the oldest parts of Bavaria. Erding was located on the way between two important centres of power in the Wittelsbach
Wittelsbach
The Wittelsbach family is a European royal family and a German dynasty from Bavaria.Members of the family served as Dukes, Electors and Kings of Bavaria , Counts Palatine of the Rhine , Margraves of Brandenburg , Counts of Holland, Hainaut and Zeeland , Elector-Archbishops of Cologne , Dukes of...

 state, Munich
Munich
Munich The city's motto is "" . Before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" . Its native name, , is derived from the Old High German Munichen, meaning "by the monks' place". The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat...

 and Landshut
Landshut
Landshut is a city in Bavaria in the south-east of Germany, belonging to both Eastern and Southern Bavaria. Situated on the banks of the River Isar, Landshut is the capital of Lower Bavaria, one of the seven administrative regions of the Free State of Bavaria. It is also the seat of the...

. About 1230 a castle was built on the river Sempt in order to secure the road. This castle grew to become the city of Erding.

The district of Erding was founded in 1946.
Encyclopedia
Erding is a district in Bavaria
Bavaria
Bavaria, formally the Free State of Bavaria is a state of Germany, located in the southeast of Germany. With an area of , it is the largest state by area, forming almost 20% of the total land area of Germany...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Landshut
Landshut (district)
Landshut is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Kelheim, Straubing-Bogen, Dingolfing-Landau, Rottal-Inn, Mühldorf, Erding and Freising. The city of Landshut is enclosed by, but does not belong to the district...

, Mühldorf
Mühldorf (district)
Mühldorf is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Landshut, Rottal-Inn, Altötting, Traunstein, Rosenheim, Ebersberg and Erding.-History:...

, Ebersberg
Ebersberg (district)
Ebersberg is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Erding, Mühldorf, Rosenheim and Munich.-History:...

, Munich
Munich (district)
Munich is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It borders the districts of Dachau, Freising, Erding, Ebersberg, Rosenheim, Miesbach, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Starnberg, Fürstenfeldbruck, and surrounds district-free city Munich itself, which is the district seat.-History:The history of the region is...

 and Freising
Freising (district)
Freising is a district in Bavaria, Germany. Following a recent ranking of the German magazine FOCUS MONEY comparing all German districts it is number one concerning economic growth abilities. It is bounded by the districts of Kelheim, Landshut, Erding, Munich, Dachau and Pfaffenhofen.The district...

.

History

The region is one of the oldest parts of Bavaria. Erding was located on the way between two important centres of power in the Wittelsbach
Wittelsbach
The Wittelsbach family is a European royal family and a German dynasty from Bavaria.Members of the family served as Dukes, Electors and Kings of Bavaria , Counts Palatine of the Rhine , Margraves of Brandenburg , Counts of Holland, Hainaut and Zeeland , Elector-Archbishops of Cologne , Dukes of...

 state, Munich
Munich
Munich The city's motto is "" . Before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" . Its native name, , is derived from the Old High German Munichen, meaning "by the monks' place". The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat...

 and Landshut
Landshut
Landshut is a city in Bavaria in the south-east of Germany, belonging to both Eastern and Southern Bavaria. Situated on the banks of the River Isar, Landshut is the capital of Lower Bavaria, one of the seven administrative regions of the Free State of Bavaria. It is also the seat of the...

. About 1230 a castle was built on the river Sempt in order to secure the road. This castle grew to become the city of Erding.

The district of Erding was founded in 1946. Slight modifications took place in the administrative reform of 1971, when some villages from neighbouring districts were awarded to Erding.

Geography

The district covers agriculturally used areas northeast of Munich. Several affluents of the Isar
Isar
The Isar is a river in Tyrol, Austria and Bavaria, Germany. Its source is in the Karwendel range of the Alps in Tyrol; it enters Germany near Mittenwald, and flows through Bad Tölz, Munich, and Landshut before reaching the Danube near Deggendorf. At 295 km in length, it is the fourth largest river...

 River cross the district from south to north, among them the Sempt. In the northwest there is the Erdinger Moos, which was once a large fen. A substantial part of this swampy area was drained in order to build the new airport
Airport
An airport is a location where aircraft such as fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and blimps take off and land. Aircraft may be stored or maintained at an airport...

 of Munich, which was opened to the public in 1992.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms displays:
  • the white and blue lozengy pattern of Bavaria
  • the horse from the arms of the county of Haag

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Dorfen
    Dorfen
    Dorfen is a town in the district of Erding, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 18 km east of Erding and 29 km south of Landshut....

  2. Erding
    Erding
    Erding is a town in Bavaria, Germany, and capital of the district Erding. It had a population of 34,122 in 2004. It is twinned with Bastia in CorsicaThe original Erdinger Weissbier is a well-known Bavarian specialty...

  • Berglern
    Berglern
    Berglern is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria,...

  • Bockhorn
    Bockhorn, Bavaria
    Bockhorn is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Buch am Buchrain
    Buch am Buchrain
    Buch am Buchrain is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Eitting
    Eitting
    Eitting is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Finsing
    Finsing
    Finsing is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Forstern
    Forstern
    Forstern is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Fraunberg
    Fraunberg, Bavaria
    Fraunberg is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Hohenpolding
    Hohenpolding
    Hohenpolding is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Inning am Holz
  • Isen
    Isen, Bavaria
    Isen is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany.Isen has once been home to a Benedictine abbey. The abbey was dissolved however during the secularisation in 1802 so only the St. Zeno Church remains today....

  • Kirchberg
    Kirchberg, Upper Bavaria
    Kirchberg is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Langenpreising
    Langenpreising
    Langenpreising is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....



    1. Lengdorf
      Lengdorf
      Lengdorf is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    2. Moosinning
      Moosinning
      Moosinning is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    3. Neuching
      Neuching
      Neuching is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    4. Oberding
      Oberding
      Oberding is a municipality in the district of Erding in Upper Bavaria in Germany, and member of the same administrative community. Almost half of the area of Munich Airport, with both terminals, falls within the municipal bounds.- Geography :...


    5. Ottenhofen
      Ottenhofen
      Ottenhofen is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    6. Pastetten
      Pastetten
      Pastetten is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany. It is a rural municipality in the south of the district. The town was founded about one thousand years ago along the road from Swabia to Erding.- History :...


    7. Sankt Wolfgang
      Sankt Wolfgang
      Sankt Wolfgang is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    8. Steinkirchen
      Steinkirchen
      Steinkirchen is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    9. Taufkirchen (Vils)
      Taufkirchen (Vils)
      Taufkirchen is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    10. Walpertskirchen
      Walpertskirchen
      Walpertskirchen is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    11. Wartenberg
      Wartenberg, Bavaria
      Wartenberg is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....


    12. Wörth
      Wörth, Upper Bavaria
      Wörth is a municipality in the district of Erding in Bavaria in Germany....



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