Selb

Selb is a town in the district of Wunsiedel, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. It is situated in the Fichtelgebirge, on the border with the Czech Republic, 20 km northwest of Cheb and 23 km southeast of Hof.

Selb

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Location of Selb within Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge district
Selb
Selb
Coordinates: 50°10′N 12°8′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictWunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Government
  Lord MayorUlrich Pötzsch (Aktive Bürger)
Area
  Total62.37 km2 (24.08 sq mi)
Elevation
562 m (1,844 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total15,128
  Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95100
Dialling codes09287
Vehicle registrationWUN, MAK, REH, SEL
Websitewww.selb.de

Selb is well known for its porcelain manufacture, and is the home of the Rosenthal (company) factory, founded in 1879 by Philipp Rosenthal as a family business.

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