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State of Bavaria, Germany

Location of state of Bavaria on a map

Bavaria is a state found in the nation of Germany. Home to 12,397,614 people, it is the 2nd largest division in Germany in terms of population.

Bavaria gained its current status as a state in the year 1949. The government of Bavaria is lead by Horst Seehofer and is based in the state capital of Munich (Population: 1,260,391).

The most populous cities in Bavaria are: Munich (Population: 1,260,391), Nuernberg (Population: 499,237), Augsburg (Population: 259,196), Wuerzburg (Population: 133,731), Regensburg (Population: 129,151).

Bavaria State - Quick Facts

Country Germany
Region Type State
ISO Code DE_BY
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Munich (Population: 1,260,391)
Head of Government Horst Seehofer
Total Population 12,397,614
Total Area 70,549 sq km (27,239 sq miles)
Population Density 175.7 sq km (455.1 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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