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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.
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Amberg-Sulzbach
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Ott (SPD)
Area
 • 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
Website www.auerbach.de

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.

Contents

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

Subdivisions

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

Twinnings

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

References

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes".  


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