Dinkelsbühl

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Dinkelsbühl
View of the old town from the church tower
View of the old town from the church tower
Coat of arms of Dinkelsbühl
Coat of arms
Location of Dinkelsbühl within Ansbach district
Dinkelsbühl in AN.svg
Dinkelsbühl is located in Germany
Dinkelsbühl
Dinkelsbühl
Dinkelsbühl is located in Bavaria
Dinkelsbühl
Dinkelsbühl
Coordinates: 49°4′15″N 10°19′10″E / 49.07083°N 10.31944°E / 49.07083; 10.31944Coordinates: 49°4′15″N 10°19′10″E / 49.07083°N 10.31944°E / 49.07083; 10.31944
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
DistrictAnsbach
Government
 • Lord mayorDr. Christoph Hammer (CSU)
Area
 • Total75.19 km2 (29.03 sq mi)
Elevation
442 m (1,450 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,600
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91550
Dialling codes09851
Vehicle registrationAN, DKB, FEU, ROT
Websitedinkelsbuehl.de

Dinkelsbühl is a historic town in Ansbach, a district (Landkreis) in Central Franconia. The population in 2013 was 11,315.[2]

Main sights[change | change source]

  • St. George's Minster
  • St. Paul's
  • The Castle of the Teutonic Order
  • Deutsches Haus
  • Located in front of the Minster is a monument to Christoph von Schmid (1768–1854).
  • Museum of the 3rd Dimension
  • The Museum of History
  • The church of St. Vincent
  • The Summer Breeze Open Air heavy metal festival has been held in Dinkelsbühl since 2007.

Famous people[change | change source]

  • Stefan Reuter, football world champion in 1990, was born in Dinkelsbühl in 1966.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)