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Regen (district)

Coordinates: 49°00′N 13°10′E / 49.0°N 13.17°E / 49.0; 13.17
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Flag of Regen
Coat of arms of Regen
Adm. regionLower Bavaria
 • District admin.Rita Röhrl (SPD)
 • Total975 km2 (376 sq mi)
 (31 December 2022)[1]
 • Total78,035
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationREG, VIT

Regen is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Freyung-Grafenau, Deggendorf, Straubing-Bogen and Cham, and by the Czech Republic (Plzeň Region).


The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Regen and Viechtach.


Gotteszell municipality in the district

The district is entirely located in the Bavarian Forest. It is named after the Regen river and its two headstreams, the Black Regen and the White Regen.

Coat of arms[edit]

The coat of arms displays:

  • the blue and white checked pattern of Bavaria
  • a glass, symbolising the glass industry
  • a pine tree, symbolising the Bavarian Forest
  • a tower, symbolising the castles in the district

Towns and municipalities[edit]

Cham (district)Straubing-BogenDeggendorf (district)Freyung-GrafenauZwieselZachenbergViechtachTeisnachRuhmannsfeldenRinchnachRegenPrackenbachPatersdorfLindbergLangdorfKollnburgKirchdorf im WaldKirchberg im WaldGotteszellGeiersthalFrauenauDrachselsriedBöbrachBodenmaisBischofsmaisBayerisch EisensteinArnbruckAchslachCzech Republic
Clickable map of towns and municipalities in the district
Towns Municipalities
  1. Regen
  2. Viechtach
  3. Zwiesel
  1. Achslach
  2. Arnbruck
  3. Bayerisch Eisenstein
  4. Bischofsmais
  5. Böbrach
  6. Bodenmais
  7. Drachselsried
  8. Frauenau
  9. Geiersthal
  10. Gotteszell
  1. Kirchberg im Wald
  2. Kirchdorf im Wald
  3. Kollnburg
  4. Langdorf
  5. Lindberg
  6. Patersdorf
  7. Prackenbach
  8. Rinchnach
  9. Ruhmannsfelden
  10. Teisnach
  11. Zachenberg


External links[edit]

49°00′N 13°10′E / 49.0°N 13.17°E / 49.0; 13.17