Pegnitz (town)

Pegnitz is a town in the Bayreuth district in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of approximately 15,000 inhabitants. It is also the source of the river Pegnitz. The city Bayreuth is about 27 km to the north.

Pegnitz
Pegnitz with Church of Saint Bartholomew on the left and castle hill in the background

Coat of arms
Location of Pegnitz within Bayreuth district
Pegnitz
Pegnitz
Coordinates: 49°45′23″N 11°32′42″E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictBayreuth
Subdivisions36 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorUwe Raab (SPD)
Area
  Total100.03 km2 (38.62 sq mi)
Elevation
422 m (1,385 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total13,244
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91257
Dialling codes09241
Vehicle registrationBT, EBS, ESB, KEM, MÜB, PEG
Websitewww.pegnitz.de

The villages (Ortsteile) in Pegnitz are:

  • Bodendorf
  • Bronn
  • Buchau
  • Büchenbach
  • Hainbronn
  • Hammerbühl
  • Hedelmühle
  • Heroldsreuth
  • Herrenmühle
  • Horlach
  • Hufeisen
  • Kaltenthal
  • Kleinkrausmühle
  • Körbeldorf
  • Kosbrunn
  • Kotzenhammer
  • Langenreuth
  • Leups
  • Lobensteig
  • Lüglas
  • Nemschenreuth
  • Neudorf
  • Neuhof
  • Penzenreuth
  • Pertenhof
  • Reisach
  • Stein
  • Stemmenreuth
  • Trockau
  • Troschenreuth
  • Vestenmühle
  • Weidelwangermühle
  • Weidmannshöhe
  • Willenberg
  • Willenreuth
  • Zips

Annual events are the Christmas market, the Open-Air Rock Festival Waldstock, and above all, the seasonal strong-beer festival called Flinderer.

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