Auerbach in der Oberpfalz

Auerbach in der Oberpfalz (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊɐbax ɪn dɐ ˈoːbɐpfalts] (listen)) is a town in the Amberg-Sulzbach district, Bavaria, Germany. It is located 45 km northeast of Nuremberg. In the subdivision Michelfeld there was a Benedictine monastery which is now a nursing home.

Auerbach in der Oberpfalz
Center of the town with the town hall

Coat of arms
Location of Auerbach in der Oberpfalz within Amberg-Sulzbach district
Auerbach in der Oberpfalz
Auerbach in der Oberpfalz
Coordinates: 49°41′N 11°37′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictAmberg-Sulzbach
Government
  MayorJoachim Neuß (FW)
Area
  Total70.33 km2 (27.15 sq mi)
Elevation
435 m (1,427 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total8,818
  Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91275
Dialling codes09643
Vehicle registrationAS
Websitewww.auerbach.de

Subdivisions

  • Degelsdorf
  • Gunzendorf
  • Michelfeld
  • Nasnitz
  • Nitzlbuch
  • Ranna
  • Ranzenthal
  • Zogenreuth

Mayor

Since May 2008 Joachim Neuß is the mayor. Helmut Ott was the mayor 1996-2008.[2]

Town twinnings

Notable citizens

References


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