List of cities and municipalities in Bavaria
The Free State of Bavaria consists of
- 2056 politically independent municipalities (as of January 1, 2020).
These are distributed as follows:
- cities including 317
- markets and 386
- 1353 other municipalities.
The most populous district is the district of Munich with 348,871 inhabitants, the poorest in the district of Lichtenfels with 66,838 inhabitants. The largest independent city and the most populous municipality is the state capital Munich with 1.472 million inhabitants. The most populous municipality is Chiemsee ( district of Rosenheim ) with around 230 inhabitants. 982 municipalities have come together to carry out their administrative business in 311 administrative communities.
25 independent cities: (are also included in the following alphabetical list of all municipalities in Bavaria):
29 large district towns (are also included in the following alphabetical list of all municipalities in Bavaria):
All politically independent cities and municipalities
- Cities are shown in bold .
Official place names
The official spellings of cities and municipalities in Bavaria that differ from the full place names are listed below:
Villages and districts are comprehensively recorded in the location database of the Bavarian State Library.