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Straubing – DE223

EU regions: Germany > Bavaria > Lower Bavaria > Straubing

map of Straubing DE223
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2021155

More on wikipedia wikidata Q7027 on OpenStreetMap Straubing slovensky: DE223


number of inhabitants202349 164
population density2022746.3
old-age dependency ratio202332.5
demographic pyramid DE223 Straubing

From Wikipedia: Straubing is an independent city in Lower Bavaria, southern Germany. It is seat of the district of Straubing-Bogen. Annually in August the Gäubodenvolksfest, the second largest fair in Bavaria, is held.

The city is located on the Danube forming the centre of the Gäuboden.


The area of Straubing has been continuously settled since the Neolithic. The conquest by the Romans in 16–14 BC had a dramatic impact on the whole region. Even today many traces of the 400-year Roman occupation can be found: for example, the famous 'Römerschatz' (Roman treasure) which was excavated in 1950 and which is shown in the Gäubodenmuseum. Sorviodurum, as the Romans called it, was an important military support base.

After the fall of the Roman Empire Straubing became a centre of settlement of the Bavarii, mostly around St. Peter's Church (built in the 9th century) between Allachbach and Danube.

Other: Lower Bavaria, Passau, Rottal-Inn, Straubing-Bogen, Dingolfing-Landau, Regen, Landshut, Deggendorf, Kelheim, Passau, Freyung-Grafenau, Landshut, Straubing

Neighbours: Straubing-Bogen

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Straubing – DE223, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PDE223, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164