The district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen is located in the heart of Bavaria, and is part of one of the most economically successful regions in Germany. Resources centers of the district are the cities of Neuburg Danube and Schrobenhausen. In the east, the district-free city of Ingolstadt is the center of the thriving region IngolStadtLandPlus (Region 10). Neuburg -Schrobenhausen belongs to the administrative district of Upper Bavaria.

  • 3.1 District Council in the election period 2008-2014
  • 3.2 Country Councils since 1972
  • 3.3 District Partnerships
  • 4.1 traffic 4.1.1 Road Traffic
  • 4.1.2 Rail transport


The district extends to the north of the foothills of the Altmühltal and the Franconian Alb over the Danube valley with the county town of Neuburg and the adjacent Donaumoos in the middle of the circle, to the sandy fields of asparagus growers on the Danube River Isar Hill Country to Schrobenhausen in the south of the district. Neighboring counties are in the northern part of the district of Eichstätt, in the north- east, the district-free city of Ingolstadt, in the east of the county Pfaffenhofen, in the south of Aichach- Friedberg and to the west the district of Donau -Ries, both of which belong to the administrative region of Swabia.


The district comprises the territory of the former Duchy of Neuburg- Sulzbach with the court Neuburg and the area around Schrobenhausen that once belonged to the Electorate of Bavaria. In 1777, the Duchy of Neuburg -Sulzbach also came to Bavaria. 1803, the District Courts Neuburg and Schrobenhausen were built. The district court Neuburg from 1808 belonged first to the Altmühltherme county, from 1810 to the Upper Danube circle, later only called Swabia Swabia and Neuburg from 1838. The district court Schrobenhausen belonged from 1810 to Isar circle, which was renamed in 1838 in Upper Bavaria. The city Neuburg an der Donau in 1809 already a circular immediate city. 1852, the district municipality of Neuburg was founded. 1862 emerged the Royal District Offices Neuburg and Schrobenhausen. Here, the district office Neuburg comprised the newly formed urban and rural Neuburg court and the district office Schrobenhausen the same district court. 1879/80 and the district of Neuburg has been increased by the area of ​​the former District Court Rain, which belonged to the district office Aichach since 1862, and seven municipalities in the county Donauwörth. But he had to leave for ten municipalities in the district office Ingolstadt. In 1939, the district offices were renamed in district offices and the districts into counties. 1940, the city Neuburg an der Donau was incorporated into the district of Neuburg, but this was reversed in 1948.

As part of the Bavarian municipal reform of 1972, the district of Neuburg on the Danube was divided: The western part of Thierhaupten and Stadtrain remained with the Regierungsbezirk Schwaben and became the districts of the newly formed Donau-Ries, Aichach -Friedberg and Augsburg district affiliated. The main part of the district of Neuburg, however, was associated with 23 communities of the county Schrobenhausen (only the community Grimolzhausen came to Aichach- Friedberg ) and the hitherto independent city Neuburg an der Donau to a new county, the first of the old term " district of Neuburg at the Danube " and further led to the Regierungsbezirk Oberbayern was assigned. In 1973, the county its present designation " district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen ". Although the city Neuburg an der Donau lost the circle of freedom, but received a large district, the district office and the county seat. 61,000 inhabitants had counted the old district of Neuburg. With more than 73,000 residents and 740 square kilometers of the new district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen emerged from the local government reform.

Today, the district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen represents a mature unit in which a regional diversity has received. What was even more divided before 1972, is grown together. The 18 cities, markets and communities in the heart of Bavaria connect - with all independence - together to a strong region whose attractiveness has many marks, be it the excellent economic conditions, the cultural treasures or the magnificent landscapes. 2012 celebrated the county its 40th anniversary under the motto " belong together - growing together ".

Coat of arms

The coat of arms was designed by Rudolf Scharl and approved on June 12, 1974 by the Government of Upper Bavaria.

Blazon: " The coat of arms is divided, split up of gold and black, the front, a red gezungter and red -winning black bear head, behind a red reinforced and red crowned lion growing; below in silver two wavy blue bars. "

Population Statistics

When the county was lifted in 1972 as part of the local government reform of baptism, lived 73,000 inhabitants in Neuburg -Schrobenhausen. Since then, the population has increased by 26 per cent to 91 898 inhabitants (as at 31 December 2011) grown. In the age group up to 30 years fall 33 percent of the population, 49 percent are between 30 and 65 years old, 18 percent higher. While many similarly structured authorities in Bavaria and Germany complain of a loss of population due to demographic change and migration to urban centers, Neuburg -Schrobenhausen remains a growth region. In a forecast by the Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Management is expected in 2031 with a population growth of 1.5 percent.

Between 1988 and 2008 the district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen also gained almost 14,000 inhabitants and grew by about 18%.

The population figures from 1840 onwards are based on the territorial status of 25 May 1987.


District council in the election period 2008-2014

Country councils since 1972

  • Dr. Walter Asam (CSU ): 1972-1984
  • Dr. Richard Kessler (CSU ): 1984-2008
  • Roland Weigert (FW): since May 1, 2008

District partnerships

The district maintains partnership relations with the Saale- Orla-Kreis in Thuringia. The birth of the partnership proposed on 3 October 1990. The German reunification was only nine hours old when signed District Walter Peter from Pössneck and Administrator Dr. Richard Kessler in the meeting room of the district office Pössneck the partnership agreement between the two counties. On the same day an event took place in parallel in the district office in Neuburg an der Donau, attended by many citizens of the county celebrated the reunification and the partnership. Numerous contacts were made and the partnership filled with life - in the series were at all levels - be they communities, associations, schools, parties, or even in private. As from the local government reform in Thuringia on 1 July 1994 from the circles Pössneck, Schleiz and praising Stone emerged Saale- Orla-Kreis, the partnership has continued and sealed by a new contract. For country councils Peter Stephan and Dr. Richard Kessler, it was natural to continue and expand the good relations. Over the years, the partnership strengthened. Traditionally, the district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen is a guest on the Saale- Orla- show. In return, the Saale- Orla-Kreis presents on the Schrobenhausener Exhibition ( SOBA ).

Economy and infrastructure

The district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen is characterized by a high degree of economic power. The number of 29 052 social security contributions ( at work) in all 18 municipalities of the district in 2012 was higher than ever since the founding of the county in 1972. In the five- year comparison, the number of employees has increased by 11.7 percent, while since 2008, over the same period in Bavaria, an increase of 6.8 percent.

The high dynamics of the increase in employment also reflected in the positive development of the labor market. At a rate of 2.1 percent for the year 2012, this is well below the Bavarian national average of 3.6 percent, and even more clearly below the national average.

The frame data highlight the high economic potential, which is also confirmed by studies. How does the district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen in County 2011 ranking of the business magazine Focus Money, compared with about 400 German counties and independent cities ranked 10th in.

Economic power is primarily based on the robust mix of industries in the district. Neuburg -Schrobenhausen is home to a number of innovative medium-sized industrial companies, added a strong foundation of quality craft workshops. Among the best known and largest companies in the district include the Bauer AG, the Sonax GmbH and MBDA. A special economic location factor is also the central location of the district in the triangle between Munich -Augsburg- Ingolstadt, which provides excellent access to the major population centers.

The county is actively involved in the development of the region and is therefore a member of the Regional Management Initiative region Ingolstadt eV (IRMA ) and the Munich Metropolitan Region eV (EMM ).


The county benefits from a well-developed infrastructure network, which includes two national highways and two railway lines.


The B300 runs right past Schrobenhausen and connects the middle center with the A9 (junction Langenbruck ) and the A8 (junction Dasing ). Neuburg is located on the B16, which ensures the connection of the county seat to the A9 motorway (junction Manching ).

Rail transport

The Bavarian State Railway opened from Ingolstadt from 1874 Donautalbahn Neuburg on the Danube river to Wörth and the following year the couple Schrobenhausen Valley Railway to Augsburg. Today the route of Ulm Neuburg and Ingolstadt to Regensburg is traversed every hour from the supplier Agilis. Schrobenhausen is connected across the pair of roller coaster in the south to Augsburg and to the northeast of Ingolstadt. There, too, serving the passengers now a private seller, the Bavarian Regiobahn.

The spur track Doll stone Rennertshofen led since 1916 from the Altmühltal through the Jura by Rennertshofen. Here, the passenger in 1960 has been discontinued, but occasionally still operated until 1993, a heritage railway. Meanwhile, the line is gone. The former route is partly used for bike trails.

Cities and Towns

(Population at 31 December 2012)



Management Communities

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The district is 29 (as of September 2013) are the Bavarian State Office for Environmental designated geological sites. See the list of geological sites in the district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen