List of cities in Bavaria by population

The following list sorts all cities in the German state of Bavaria with a population of more than 20,000.[1] As of December 31, 2017, 74 cities fulfill this criterion and are listed here. This list refers only to the population of individual municipalities within their defined limits, which does not include other municipalities or suburban areas within urban agglomerations.

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Munich
 
Nuremberg
 
Augsburg
 
Regensburg
 
Ingolstadt
 
Würzburg
 
Fürth
 
Erlangen
 
Bamberg
 
Schweinfurt

The following table lists the 74 cities in Bavaria with a population of at least 20,000 on December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.[2] A city is displayed in bold if it is a state or federal capital.

  1. The city rank by population as of December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of German[2]
  2. The city name[2]
  3. The name of the district (Landkreis) in which the city lies (some cities are districts on their own called urban districts)[2]
  4. The city population as of December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany[2]
  5. The city population as of May 9, 2011, as enumerated by the 2011 European Union census[3]
  6. The city land area as of December 31, 2017[2]
  7. The city population density as of December 31, 2017 (residents per unit of land area)[2]
  8. Yearly population growth since 2011
2017
Rank
City district 2017 estimate 2011 Census 2017 land area 2017 pop. density growth (2011–2017)
1 Munich urban district 1,456,039 1,348,335 311 km² 4,686/km² +1.16%
2 Nuremberg urban district 515,201 486,314 186 km² 2,763/km² +0.87%
3 Augsburg urban district 292,851 267,767 147 km² 1,994/km² +1.36%
4 Regensburg urban district 150,894 135,403 80.8 km² 1,866/km² +1.64%
5 Ingolstadt urban district 135,244 124,927 133 km² 1,014/km² +1.20%
6 Würzburg urban district 126,635 124,297 87.6 km² 1,446/km² +0.28%
7 Fürth urban district 126,526 115,613 63.4 km² 1,997/km² +1.37%
8 Erlangen urban district 110,998 103,719 77.0 km² 1,442/km² +1.03%
9 Bamberg urban district 77,179 70,635 54.6 km² 1,413/km² +1.34%
10 Bayreuth urban district 73,999 70,808 66.9 km² 1,106/km² +0.67%
11 Landshut urban district 71,193 63,544 65.8 km² 1,081/km² +1.72%
12 Aschaffenburg urban district 69,928 67,359 62.5 km² 1,120/km² +0.56%
13 Kempten (Allgäu) urban district 68,330 64,078 63.3 km² 1,080/km² +0.97%
14 Rosenheim urban district 63,080 59,329 37.2 km² 1,695/km² +0.93%
15 Neu-Ulm Neu-Ulm (district) 57,727 52,706 81.0 km² 713.1/km² +1.38%
16 Schweinfurt urban district 53,437 52,143 35.7 km² 1,497/km² +0.37%
17 Passau urban district 51,781 48,649 69.6 km² 744.4/km² +0.94%
18 Freising Freising (district) 48,318 44,578 88.6 km² 545.4/km² +1.22%
19 Straubing urban district 47,586 44,488 67.6 km² 704.0/km² +1.02%
20 Dachau Dachau (district) 47,255 43,402 35.0 km² 1,352/km² +1.29%
21 Hof urban district 45,950 44,759 58.0 km² 792.0/km² +0.40%
22 Kaufbeuren urban district 43,478 41,550 40.0 km² 1,086/km² +0.68%
23 Memmingen urban district 43,470 41,241 70.1 km² 620.0/km² +0.79%
24 Weiden in der Oberpfalz urban district 42,543 41,746 70.6 km² 602.8/km² +0.28%
25 Amberg urban district 42,248 41,911 50.1 km² 842.8/km² +0.12%
26 Ansbach urban district 41,652 39,491 99.9 km² 416.9/km² +0.80%
27 Coburg urban district 41,236 41,023 48.3 km² 853.9/km² +0.08%
28 Schwabach urban district 40,781 38,469 40.8 km² 999.5/km² +0.88%
29 Germering Fürstenfeldbruck (district) 40,285 37,724 21.6 km² 1,865/km² +0.99%
30 Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz Neumarkt (district) 39,822 38,362 79.0 km² 504.0/km² +0.56%
31 Fürstenfeldbruck Fürstenfeldbruck (district) 37,202 33,379 32.5 km² 1,144/km² +1.64%
32 Erding Erding (district) 36,382 33,528 54.6 km² 666.2/km² +1.24%
33 Deggendorf Deggendorf (district) 33,373 31,491 77.1 km² 432.6/km² +0.88%
34 Forchheim Forchheim (district) 32,125 30,329 44.5 km² 722.7/km² +0.87%
35 Friedberg Aichach-Friedberg 29,782 28,640 81.3 km² 366.5/km² +0.59%
36 Neuburg an der Donau Neuburg-Schrobenhausen 29,608 27,733 81.3 km² 364.2/km² +0.99%
37 Landsberg am Lech Landsberg (district) 28,865 27,324 57.9 km² 498.4/km² +0.83%
38 Unterschleißheim Munich (district) 28,809 25,872 14.9 km² 1,930/km² +1.63%
39 Schwandorf Schwandorf (district) 28,730 27,556 124 km² 232.0/km² +0.63%
40 Königsbrunn Augsburg (district) 27,850 26,997 18.4 km² 1,514/km² +0.47%
41 Olching Fürstenfeldbruck (district) 27,592 24,751 29.9 km² 922.2/km² +1.65%
42 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Garmisch (district) 27,024 25,581 206 km² 131.4/km² +0.83%
43 Lauf an der Pegnitz Nürnberger Land 26,571 25,629 59.8 km² 444.6/km² +0.54%
44 Kulmbach Kulmbach (district) 26,002 26,678 92.8 km² 280.3/km² –0.39%
45 Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm Pfaffenhofen (district) 25,781 23,603 92.6 km² 278.3/km² +1.34%
46 Zirndorf Fürth (district) 25,307 24,752 28.8 km² 879.0/km² +0.33%
47 Lindau (Bodensee) Lindau (district) 25,253 24,491 33.1 km² 763.9/km² +0.46%
48 Roth Roth (district) 25,220 24,348 96.3 km² 261.8/km² +0.53%
49 Geretsried Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen 24,892 23,042 24.6 km² 1,012/km² +1.17%
50 Unterhaching Munich (district) 24,864 22,298 10.4 km² 2,398/km² +1.65%
51 Waldkraiburg Mühldorf (district) 23,435 21,435 21.6 km² 1,087/km² +1.35%
52 Starnberg Starnberg (district) 23,339 22,165 61.9 km² 377.3/km² +0.78%
53 Vaterstetten Ebersberg (district) 23,229 21,069 34.1 km² 681.6/km² +1.48%
54 Herzogenaurach Erlangen-Höchstadt 23,098 22,214 47.6 km² 485.0/km² +0.59%
55 Gersthofen Augsburg (district) 22,430 20,743 34.0 km² 659.5/km² +1.18%
56 Weilheim in Oberbayern Weilheim-Schongau 22,355 21,149 55.5 km² 402.8/km² +0.84%
57 Bad Kissingen Bad Kissingen (district) 22,245 20,993 69.9 km² 318.1/km² +0.88%
58 Senden Neu-Ulm (district) 22,133 21,560 25.2 km² 877.9/km² +0.40%
59 Neusäß Augsburg (district) 22,038 21,052 25.2 km² 873.8/km² +0.69%
60 Sonthofen Oberallgäu 21,522 21,105 46.5 km² 462.3/km² +0.29%
61 Ottobrunn Munich (district) 21,503 20,082 5.2 km² 4,111/km² +1.03%
62 Puchheim Fürstenfeldbruck (district) 21,396 19,613 12.2 km² 1,748/km² +1.32%
63 Kitzingen Kitzingen (district) 21,346 20,237 47.0 km² 454.3/km² +0.81%
64 Aichach Aichach-Friedberg 21,169 20,247 92.8 km² 228.0/km² +0.67%
65 Karlsfeld Dachau (district) 21,141 18,117 15.6 km² 1,354/km² +2.35%
66 Haar Munich (district) 21,000 19,231 12.9 km² 1,628/km² +1.33%
67 Traunreut Traunstein (district) 20,934 19,941 45.1 km² 464.6/km² +0.73%
68 Gauting Starnberg (district) 20,556 19,294 55.5 km² 370.4/km² +0.96%
69 Günzburg Günzburg (district) 20,355 19,436 55.4 km² 367.4/km² +0.70%
70 Nördlingen Donau-Ries 20,236 19,051 68.1 km² 297.2/km² +0.91%
71 Traunstein Traunstein (district) 20,172 18,635 48.6 km² 415.3/km² +1.20%
72 Lichtenfels Lichtenfels (district) 20,158 20,204 122 km² 165.0/km² –0.03%
73 Mühldorf am Inn Mühldorf am Inn (district) 20,123 16,807 29.4 km² 684.0/km² +2.75%
74 Neufahrn bei Freising Freising (district) 20,096 18,392 45.5 km² 441.3/km² +1.34%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laufende Stadtbeobachtung – Raumabgrenzungen" (in German). Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung. Retrieved Feb 15, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Homepage - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)". www.destatis.de.
  3. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Geschlecht für Kreise und kreisfreie Städte" (XLS) (in German). Wiesbaden: Federal Statistical Office of Germany. April 10, 2014.