Dorfprozelten

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Dorfprozelten
Aerial picture of Dorfprozelten from the north
Aerial picture of Dorfprozelten from the north
Coat of arms of Dorfprozelten
Location of Dorfprozelten within Miltenberg district
Dorfprozelten in MIL.svg
Dorfprozelten is located in Germany
Dorfprozelten
Dorfprozelten
Dorfprozelten is located in Bavaria
Dorfprozelten
Dorfprozelten
Coordinates: 49°47′N 9°23′E / 49.783°N 9.383°E / 49.783; 9.383Coordinates: 49°47′N 9°23′E / 49.783°N 9.383°E / 49.783; 9.383
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictMiltenberg
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Lisa Steger[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total10.39 km2 (4.01 sq mi)
Elevation
141 m (463 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,744
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97904
Dialling codes09392
Vehicle registrationMIL
Websitewww.dorfprozelten.de

Dorfprozelten is a municipality in the Miltenberg district in the Lower Franconia region in Bavaria, Germany. It is one of the oldest settlements on the Lower Main. The village has also long been known as the home of people involved in inland (river) navigation. Today, about 1,800 people in Dorfprozelten.

Geography[change | change source]

Place[change | change source]

Dorfprozelten is on the right edge of the river Main between Miltenberg and Wertheim on the southern edge of the Mittelgebirge Spessart.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The community has only the Gemarkung (traditional rural cadastral area) of Dorfprozelten.

Neighbouring communities[change | change source]

Dorfprozelten borders on (clockwise from the north): Eschau, Stadtprozelten, Wertheim (Baden-Württemberg), Freudenberg (Baden-Württemberg) and Collenberg.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Dorfprozelten am Main - Ein Dorf im Wandel seiner 1000jährigen Geschichte - Teil 1 (Georg Veh, Walter Arnold, Josef Weiß, Werner Zöller, Elsa Lang, 1995)
  • Dorfprozelten am Main - Ein Dorf im Wandel seiner 1000jährigen Geschichte - Teil 2 (Georg Veh, 2002)
  • Dorfprozelten - Schüler, Schulmeister, Schulhäuser 1600-1998 (Georg Veh, 1998)
  • Der "Kindsmord" von Dorfprozelten (Georg Veh, 1994)

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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