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Auerbach in der Oberpfalz

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Auerbach in der Oberpfalz

Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Coat of arms of Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Coat of arms
Auerbach i.d.OPf.  is located in Germany
Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Amberg-Sulzbach
 • Mayor Helmut Ott (SPD)
 • Total 70.33 km2 (27.15 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,859
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91275
Dialling codes 09643
Vehicle registration AS

Auerbach in der Oberpfalz (German pronunciation: ) 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.


  • Subdivisions 1
  • Twinnings 2
  • Notable citizens 3
  • References 4


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


Notable citizens

  • Heinrich Stromer (b. 1476 in Auerbach in der Oberpfalz – November 25, 1542), professor at the Leipzig university, physician and founder of Auerbach's Cellar.
  • Johann Michael Doser (b.1678 in Degelsdorf – 1756) was an artist, mainly in the fields of wood carvings und sculptures for altars


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes".  

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