Lauf an der Pegnitz

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Lauf an der Pegnitz
Old town hall and the market square
Old town hall and the market square
Coat of arms of Lauf an der Pegnitz
Location of Lauf an der Pegnitz within Nürnberger Land district
Lauf an der Pegnitz in LAU.svg
Lauf an der Pegnitz is located in Germany
Lauf an der Pegnitz
Lauf an der Pegnitz
Lauf an der Pegnitz is located in Bavaria
Lauf an der Pegnitz
Lauf an der Pegnitz
Coordinates: 49°30′37″N 11°16′38″E / 49.51028°N 11.27722°E / 49.51028; 11.27722Coordinates: 49°30′37″N 11°16′38″E / 49.51028°N 11.27722°E / 49.51028; 11.27722
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictNürnberger Land
Subdivisions29 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Thomas Lang[1] (FW)
Area
 • Total59.80 km2 (23.09 sq mi)
Elevation
327 m (1,073 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total26,434
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91207
Dialling codes09123 (09126)
Vehicle registrationLAU, ESB, HEB, N, PEG
Websitewww.lauf.de

Lauf an der Pegnitz (German pronunciation: [ˈlaʊ̯f an deːɐ̯ ˈpeːɡnɪt͡s] (audio speaker iconlisten); Northern Bavarian: Lauf an da Pegnitz) is a town to the East of Nuremberg, Germany. It is the capital of the district Nürnberger Land, in Bavaria. It is in the valley of the River Pegnitz, which flows through the town.

In 2009, the municipality developed a climate protection plan which was supported by the German Ministry for the Environment.[3]

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

View to the old town and Pegnitz

Lauf an der Pegnitz is twinned with:[4]

Notable people[change | change source]

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. "Startseite - Stadt Lauf a.d. Pegnitz".
  4. "Städtepartnerschaften". lauf.de (in German). Lauf an der Pegnitz. Retrieved 2021-03-10.