Gräfenberg, Bavaria

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Gräfenberg
Old town hall
Old town hall
Coat of arms of Gräfenberg
Location of Gräfenberg within Forchheim district
Gräfenberg in FO.svg
Gräfenberg is located in Germany
Gräfenberg
Gräfenberg
Gräfenberg is located in Bavaria
Gräfenberg
Gräfenberg
Coordinates: 49°38′N 11°15′E / 49.633°N 11.250°E / 49.633; 11.250Coordinates: 49°38′N 11°15′E / 49.633°N 11.250°E / 49.633; 11.250
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictForchheim
Municipal assoc.Gräfenberg
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Ralf Kunzmann[1] (FW)
Area
 • Total37.88 km2 (14.63 sq mi)
Elevation
433 m (1,421 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,177
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91322
Dialling codes09192
Vehicle registrationFO
Websitewww.graefenberg.de

Gräfenberg is a Franconian town in the district of Forchheim, in Bavaria, Germany. It is 16km southeast of Forchheim and 25km northeast of Nuremberg.

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Gräfenberg is in the southern part of Little Switzerland. The town is characterised by a great range of elevation (from 400 to 550 metres). A brook, the Kalkach, flows through the town with a steep drop.

Gräfenberg is divided into 16 districts:

  • The town Gräfenberg
  • Lilling
  • Hohenschwärz
  • Kasberg
  • Walkersbrunn
  • Dörnhof
  • Thuisbrunn
  • Höfles
  • Sollenberg
  • Rangen
  • Haidhof
  • Schlichenreuth
  • Guttenburg
  • Neusles
  • Lillinger Höhe
  • Gräfenberger Hüll

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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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