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Bavaria, Germany

Bavaria is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 12,510,331 people.

Facts and figures on Bavaria at a glance

Region name: Bavaria (Bavaria)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 12,510,331 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Bavaria (Bavaria) is located in the regional capital Munich (Munich) with a population of 1,260,391 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Bavaria's regional capital Munich to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 505 km (314 mi).

Facts and figures about Bavaria
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Bavaria Bavaria12,510,331 peopleMunich Munich1,260,391 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of Bavaria

Map of Bavaria

Information on Bavaria

Information on Bavaria
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Bavaria BavariaMunich Munich7GermanyEurope

Time in Bavaria

Time in Bavaria
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 4:26pmIn effect (+1 hour)Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 3:26pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Bavaria

Latitude & Longitude of Bavaria
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map49°00'00.0"N (49.0000000°)11°30'00.0"E (11.5000000°)

Subregions in Bavaria

There are 7 administrative subregions in Bavaria.
Subregions in Bavaria
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Lower Bavaria Lower Bavaria1.1,181,472Landshut Landshut60,488
Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken2.1,698,515Ansbach Ansbach31,839
Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken3.1,297,727Wuerzburg Würzburg133,731
Swabia Swabia4.1,792,759Augsburg Augsburg259,196
Upper Bavaria Upper Bavaria5.4,415,649Munich Munich1,260,391
Upper Franconia Upper Franconia6.1,058,711Bayreuth Bayreuth75,061
Upper Palatinate Upper Palatinate7.1,074,738Regensburg Regensburg129,151

External sources of information on Bavaria

Bavaria on Wikipedia