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Traunstein (district)

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Traunstein (district)

Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberbayern
Capital Traunstein
 • Total 1,533.92 km2 (592.25 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 170,364
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration TS

Traunstein is a Kreis (district) in the southeastern part of Bavaria, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mühldorf, Altötting, the Austrian states Upper Austria and Salzburg, the district Berchtesgadener Land, the Austrian states of Salzburg and Tyrol, and the district Rosenheim.


The district is located in the northern foothills of the Alps. The Chiemsee is located in the west of the district.

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