REGENSBURG is a city in Bavaria, Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. To the east lies the Bavarian Forest. Regensburg is the capital of the Bavarian administrative region Upper Palatinate. The large medieval centre of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Regensburg is situated on the northernmost part of the Danube river at the geological crossroads of four distinct landscapes.To the north and northeast lies the Bavarian Forest (Bayerischer Wald) with granite and gneiss mountains and wide forests. To the east and south-east is the fertile Danube plain (Gäuboden) which are highly cultivated loess plains the south is dominated by the tertiary hill country (Tertiär-Hügelland), a continuation of alpine foothills to the West is Franconian Jura (Fränkische Jura).
Regensburg Hauptbahnhof (central station) is connected to lines to Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Hof and Ingolstadt and Ulm. It can easily be reached from Munich by train, which takes about 1.5 hours. The city lies also on two motorways, the A3 from Cologne and Frankfurt to Vienna, and the A93 from Munich to Dresden. The city is also connected by „Bundesstraßen“, namely the B8, B15, and B16.
The local transport is provided by an intensive bus network run by the RVV (Regensburger Verkehrsverbund).
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Last update: 2012-06-15 00:00:00