Regional statistics List of Municipalities Information System (GV-ISys)

GV-ISys - published by: Federal Statistical Office

The List of Municipalities (GV-ISys) lists every politically independent municipality in Germany, including variables such as:

  • Official regional code (ARS) and official municipality code (AGS)
  • Municipality name
  • Postal code of the administrative centre of the municipality (or city)
  • Area (km²)
  • Number of inhabitants (total/male/female)
  • Settlement structure categories, such as spatial planning regions or degree of urbanisation.

A complete list of the German administrative levels with selected variables can be found in the following quarterly or annual tables in Excel format or as GV100 in txt format with a fixed record structure and corresponding data record description

Description of the regional and territorial units contained in GV-ISys, in German language (PDF, 5 MB, File does not meet accessibility standards)


Current news

Regional breakdown

The regional breakdown provides data on all regional administrative units in Germany (Federal States, administrative regions, administrative districts, associations of municipalities, and municipalities).

Monthly issue

Monthly update file for resident´s registration offices, registry offices and software enterprises (only in German language).

GV100AD

Quarterly issue

All politically independent municipalities in Germany, with results on area and population having been adjusted because of territorial changes carried out since the 31.12. annual issue (only in German language).

Annual issue

All politically independent municipalities in Germany with results on area and population at 31.12. from the annual processing (only in German language).

Administrative breakdown

The administrative breakdown provides an overview of the number of regional units at all administrative levels of the Federal States (administrative regions, administrative districts, associations of municipalities, and municipalities).

Regional and territorial units

Regional units

Area, population and population density at 31.12.2022

Population size classes at 31.12.2022

Territorial units

Area, population and population density at 31.12.2022

Archiv

Regional breakdown

The regional breakdown provides data on all regional units in Germany (Federal States, administrative regions, administrative districts, associations of municipalities, and municipalities).

quaterly issue

All politically independent


municipalities in excel

GV100ADGV100NAD
in text-format
30.06.202430.06.202430.06.2024
31.03.202431.03.202431.03.2024
31.12.202331.12.202331.12.2023
30.09.202330.09.202330.09.2023

annual issue

All politically independent municipalities in excel

31.12.202231.12.202131.12.2020
31.12.201931.12.201831.12.201731.12.201631.12.2015
31.12.201431.12.201331.12.201231.12.201131.12.2010
31.12.200931.12.200831.12.200731.12.200631.12.2005
31.12.200431.12.200331.12.200231.12.200131.12.2000
31.12.199931.12.199831.12.199731.12.199601.01.1996
31.12.199431.12.199331.12.199231.12.199101.01.1991
31.12.198931.12.198801.01.198831.12.198631.12.1985
31.12.198431.12.198331.12.198231.12.198131.12.1980
01.01.198031.12.197831.12.197731.12.197631.12.1975
01.01.197531.12.197331.12.197231.12.197101.01.1970
31.12.196831.12.196731.12.196631.12.196531.12.1964
31.12.196331.12.196231.12.196101.01.196131.12.1959
31.12.195831.12.195731.12.195625.09.195631.12.1955
31.12.195431.12.195331.12.195231.12.195131.12.1950

CENSUS results

09.05.201127.05.198727.05.197006.06.196113.09.1950

GV100AD in text-format

31.12.202231.12.201631.12.201031.12.200431.12.1998
31.12.202131.12.201531.12.200931.12.200331.12.1997
31.12.202031.12.201431.12.200831.12.200231.12.1996
31.12.201931.12.201331.12.200731.12.200131.12.1995
31.12.201831.12.201231.12.200631.12.200031.12.1994
31.12.201731.12.201131.12.200531.12.199931.12.1993

GV100NAD in text-format

31.12.201831.12.201331.12.200831.12.2003
31.12.202231.12.201731.12.201231.12.200731.12.2002
31.12.202131.12.201631.12.201131.12.200631.12.2001
31.12.202031.12.201531.12.201031.12.200531.12.2000
31.12.201931.12.201431.12.200931.12.200431.12.1999

monthly issue

Monthly update file for registration authorities, registry offices and software houses.

GV100AD in ASCII-format

Census (Status 31.12.2011)

Administrative breakdown

The administrative breakdown provides an overview of the number of regional units at all administrative levels of the Federal States (administrative regions, administrative districts, associations of municipalities, and municipalities).

quarterly issue

annual issue

31.12.201431.12.200431.12.199431.12.1984
31.12.201331.12.200331.12.199331.12.1983
31.12.202231.12.201231.12.200231.12.199231.12.1982
31.12.202131.12.201131.12.200131.12.199131.12.1981
31.12.202031.12.201031.12.200031.12.199031.12.1980
31.12.201931.12.200931.12.199931.12.198931.12.1979
31.12.201831.12.200831.12.199831.12.198831.12.1978
31.12.201731.12.200731.12.199731.12.198731.12.1977
31.12.201631.12.200631.12.199631.12.198631.12.1976
31.12.201531.12.200531.12.199531.12.198531.12.1975

Regional and territorial units

Regional units

Area, population and population density at 31.12.2021

Population size classes at 31.12.2021

Territorial units

Area, population und population density at 31.12.2021

Further Information

Territorial units-online

Name and area changes of the municipalities

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