Bayern (Bavaria)
The region of Bayern in Germany
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Bayern´s lesser coat of arms
Number of zones159
Maximum PPH159
Last updated2021-01-22

Bayern, (English: Bavaria), officially the Free State of Bavaria (German and Bavarian: Freistaat Bayern), is a region in southern Germany. The regionen encompasses the bundesland with same name and has about 13 miljon inhabitants.

Bordering regions are Baden-Württemberg in the west, Hessen (Hesse) in the northwest, Thüringen (Thuringia) in the north, Sachsen (Saxony) in the northeast, Czech Republic in the east and Austria in the south.

Flag of Free State of Bavaria

Geographical overview[edit]


In Bayern there are 16 municipalities with at least one turfzone. Each of these corresponds to a district (Kreis) within the Bundesland:

Municipality Zones
Augsburg 37
Bamberg 1
Bayreuth 2
Berchtesgadener Land 1
Erding 1
Freyung-Grafenau 1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1
Landkreis Ansbach 6
Landkreis München (Munich) 1
München (Munich) 55
Nürnberg (Nuremberg) 35
Ostallgäu 2
Passau 10
Regensburg 1
Weilheim-Schongau 1
Würzburg 4

The list is updated according to the zones that existed on 2021-01-22.


There are 159 turfzones in the region, where five is counted as world heritage sites, eight train station zones, two national park zones, nine monument zones, eight holy zones, one summit zone, 18 bridge zones, five castle zones and two ruin zones.

Updated: 2021-01-22

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