Egloffstein

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Egloffstein
View from the east
View from the east
Coat of arms of Egloffstein
Location of Egloffstein within Forchheim district
Egloffstein in FO.svg
Egloffstein is located in Germany
Egloffstein
Egloffstein
Egloffstein is located in Bavaria
Egloffstein
Egloffstein
Coordinates: 49°42′N 11°15′E / 49.700°N 11.250°E / 49.700; 11.250Coordinates: 49°42′N 11°15′E / 49.700°N 11.250°E / 49.700; 11.250
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictForchheim
Subdivisions8 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Stefan Förtsch[1]
Area
 • Total28.04 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Highest elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Lowest elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,100
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91349
Dialling codes09197
Vehicle registrationFO
Websitewww.egloffstein.de

Egloffstein is a municipality in the district of Forchheim in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

The village of Egloffstein is a state-recognised climatic spa and is in the valley of the Trubach river on the hillside beneath the castle.

Neighbouring communities[change | change source]

Its neighbouring communities (clockwise from the north) are:

Gößweinstein, Obertrubach, Gräfenberg, Leutenbach, Pretzfeld

Administrative subdivisions[change | change source]

Egloffstein is divided into 16 parishes:[3]

  • Affalterthal above Egloffstein in the upper part of the Mostvieler valley.
  • Bieberbach is well known for its great Osterbrunnen. In 2005, however, it had to concede its title as the "Greatest Osterbrunnen in the World" to Sulzbach-Rosenberg. The village is first recorded in 1225.
  • Hundshaupten is known for its wildlife enclosure and petting zoo, and for the castle of Hundshaupten.

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.
  3. "Egloffstein | bavarikon".