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List of German districts
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Germany is divided into 402 administrative districts. These consist of 295 rural districts (Landkreise), listed fully here, and 107 urban districts (Kreisfreie Städte / Stadtkreise) - cities which constitute a district in their own right.
- Translation: European Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation (DGT), Annex 5[dead link]
- The districts of Aachen, Hanover and Saarbrücken have a different statute, as a Kommunalverband besonderer Art.
- Although not formally an urban district, these cities have certain rights of urban districts.
- Seat of the district's administration, but not part of the district (being an urban district).