Upper Bavaria

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Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern, Obabayern) is one of the seven administrative districts of Bavaria, Germany.wikipedia
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Munich

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Upper Bavaria is located in the southern portion of Bavaria, and is centered on the city of Munich, both state capital and seat of the district government.
Straddling the banks of the River Isar (a tributary of the Danube) north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely populated municipality in Germany (4,500 people per km²).

Mühldorf (district)

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Mühldorf is a Landkreis (district) in Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Bavaria

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Upper Bavaria is located in the southern portion of Bavaria, and is centered on the city of Munich, both state capital and seat of the district government. Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern, Obabayern) is one of the seven administrative districts of Bavaria, Germany.
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI (Joseph Alois Ratzinger) was born in Marktl am Inn in Upper Bavaria and was Cardinal-Archbishop of Munich and Freising.

Regierungsbezirk

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Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern, Obabayern) is one of the seven administrative districts of Bavaria, Germany.

Rosenheim

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It is an independent city located in the centre of the district of Rosenheim (Upper Bavaria), and is also the seat of its administration.

Isarkreis

One of these was the Isarkreis (Isar District).
It was the predecessor of the Regierungsbezirk Oberbayern (Administrative District of Upper Bavaria).

Louis II, Duke of Bavaria

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The duchy of Upper Bavaria was created for the first time with the First Bavarian partition in 1255 under duke Louis II but there was no exact correlation between this duchy and the current territory.
When the Wittelsbach country was divided in 1255 among Otto's sons, Louis received the Palatinate and Upper Bavaria making him the duke of Upper Bavaria, while his brother duke Henry XIII of Bavaria received Lower Bavaria making him the duke of Lower Bavaria.

Freising

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Featured former residence cities are the capital Munich, Ingolstadt and Neuburg an der Donau and the diocesan towns of Freising and Eichstätt.
Freising is located on the Isar halfway between Munich and Landshut in Upper Bavaria; 33 km northeast of the state capital Munich.

Burghausen, Altötting

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Interesting townscapes are found at Landsberg am Lech, Wasserburg am Inn and Burghausen and further south Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden.
Burghausen is the largest town in the Altötting district of Upper Bavaria in Germany.

Bad Reichenhall

Reichenhall
Interesting townscapes are found at Landsberg am Lech, Wasserburg am Inn and Burghausen and further south Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden.
Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and administrative center of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Eichstätt

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Featured former residence cities are the capital Munich, Ingolstadt and Neuburg an der Donau and the diocesan towns of Freising and Eichstätt.
Eichstätt lies on both sides of the river Altmühl in the district of Eichstätt of the Oberbayern region of Bavaria, in the heart of Altmühl Valley Nature Park.

Neuburg an der Donau

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Featured former residence cities are the capital Munich, Ingolstadt and Neuburg an der Donau and the diocesan towns of Freising and Eichstätt.
On 30 June 1972, Neuburg an der Donau became a Grosse Kreisstadt (similar to a county seat) and was passed to Upper Bavaria region.

Altötting (district)

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Ludwig I of Bavaria

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In 1837 king Ludwig I of Bavaria renamed the Kreise after historical names, and tribes.
He reorganized the administrative regions of Bavaria in 1837 and re-introduced the old names Upper Bavaria, Lower Bavaria, Franconia, Swabia, Upper Palatinate and Palatinate.

Berchtesgadener Land

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Ammersee

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The larger lakes, like Starnberger See, Ammersee (south-west of Munich), and Chiemsee further to the east, all situated in the pre-alpine uplands, offer regular Passenger services on steamers.
Ammersee (English: Lake Ammer) is a Zungenbecken lake in Upper Bavaria, Germany, southwest of Munich between the towns of Herrsching and Dießen am Ammersee.

Wasserburg am Inn

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Interesting townscapes are found at Landsberg am Lech, Wasserburg am Inn and Burghausen and further south Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden.
Wasserburg am Inn (Central Bavarian: Wassabuag am Inn) is a town in Rosenheim district in Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Andechs Abbey

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Sacred art treasures can be found in the monasteries Andechs, Schäftlarn, Fürstenfeld, Benediktbeuern, Polling and Ettal and in the Wieskirche.
The Benedictine priory and erstwhile abbey of Andechs is a place of pilgrimage on a hill east of the Ammersee in the Landkreis of Starnberg (Upper Bavaria) in Germany, in the municipality Andechs.

Fürstenfeldbruck (district)

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