Gunzenhausen

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Gunzenhausen
Protestant St. Mary's Church
Protestant St. Mary's Church
Coat of arms of Gunzenhausen
Location of Gunzenhausen within Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district
Gunzenhausen in WUG.svg
Gunzenhausen is located in Germany
Gunzenhausen
Gunzenhausen
Gunzenhausen is located in Bavaria
Gunzenhausen
Gunzenhausen
Coordinates: 49°06′53″N 10°45′15″E / 49.11472°N 10.75417°E / 49.11472; 10.75417Coordinates: 49°06′53″N 10°45′15″E / 49.11472°N 10.75417°E / 49.11472; 10.75417
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictWeißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Subdivisions14 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Karl-Heinz Fitz[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total82.73 km2 (31.94 sq mi)
Elevation
416 m (1,365 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total16,665
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91710
Dialling codes09831
Vehicle registrationWUG, GUN
Websitegunzenhausen.de

Gunzenhausen (German pronunciation: [ɡʊnt͡sn̩ˈhaʊ̯zn̩] (audio speaker iconlisten); Bavarian: Gunzenhausn) is a town in Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen in Bavaria, Germany. It is on the river Altmühl, 19 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Weißenburg in Bayern, and 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Nuremberg. Gunzenhausen is a nationally recognized recreation area. It is noted as being at one end of part of The Limes Germanicus, a Roman border wall, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]

Twin towns and cities[change | change source]

Gunzenhausen is twinned with:

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. "Franconian Lake Region". Franken Tourismus. Retrieved 23 March 2018.