The area of the district is 863.37 km², its population is 130,425 (2012), and the population density is 151 people per km². The administrative centre of the district is Bregenz.
The district is divided into 40 municipalities, one of them is a town, and four are market towns.
(population numbers 2012)
Coordinates: 47°24′N 10°00′E / 47.4°N 10°E / 47.4; 10