|pop. density:||305 inh./km²|
The Bodenseekreis is a district (Kreis) in the south-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Constance, Sigmaringen and Ravensburg. To the south the Lake Constance forms the boundary to Switzerland and Austria.
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4 Coat of arms
5 Towns and municipalities
6 External links
The district is located at the northern shore of the Lake Constance (german: Bodensee), which also gave the district its name. The landscape covered by the district is called Oberschwäbisches Hügelland and Westallgäuer Hügelland, and as the name suggest it is mostly hilly landscape.
The district has a partnership with the Muldentalkreis in Saxony, Germany, as will a with the Polish district Czestochowa.
|The blue color as well as the three wavy lines at the bottom of the coat of arms represent the Lake Constance. The wheel derives from the coat of arms of the Lords of Markdorf and Raderach, but it also represents the industry in the district.|