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View of Miltenberg over the Main river
View of Miltenberg over the Main river
Coat of arms of Miltenberg
Location of Miltenberg within Miltenberg district
Miltenberg in MIL.svg
Miltenberg is located in Germany
Miltenberg is located in Bavaria
Coordinates: 49°42′14″N 09°15′52″E / 49.70389°N 9.26444°E / 49.70389; 9.26444Coordinates: 49°42′14″N 09°15′52″E / 49.70389°N 9.26444°E / 49.70389; 9.26444
Admin. regionUnterfranken
Subdivisions8 Stadtteile
 • Mayor (2020–26) Bernd Kahlert[1] (CSU)
 • Total60.18 km2 (23.24 sq mi)
129 m (423 ft)
 • Total9,359
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes09371
Vehicle registrationMIL

Miltenberg (German: [ˈmɪltn̩ˌbɛʁk] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in the Lower Franconia region in Bavaria, Germany. It is the seat of the like-named district.

Geography[change | change source]

Historic old town and Mildenburg

Place[change | change source]

The old town is on the Main’s left edge on the "left knee" of the Mainviereck ("Main Square") between the Spessart and Odenwald ranges. Since the Main riverbed in the Miltenberg area is relatively near the foot of the Odenwald, only a narrow strip of usable land is left, about over 150 meters in width,[3]:79 which in past centuries was time and again flooded by the Main.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Michael Josef Wirth: Chronik der Stadt Miltenberg, Miltenberg 1890; Reprint: Neustadt/ Aisch 1987, ISBN 3-923006-58-6
  • Jakob Josef Schirmer: Chronik der Stadt Miltenberg, Miltenberg 2004, ISBN 3-00-013149-3
  • 750 Jahre Stadt Miltenberg 1237 - 1987. Beiträge zur Geschichte, Wirtschaft und Kultur einer fränkischen Stadt, Miltenberg 1987
  • Bernhard Oswald (ed): Lebenswege. Miltenberger Abiturienten 1950, Miltenberg 2007, ISBN 978-3-00-020445-6
  • Werner Reuling: "Miltenberg Anno dazumal" Die Stadt und ihre Geschichte. Miltenberg 2001. ISBN 3-00-008208-5.
  • Bernhard Oswald: Das Limes-Kastell Miltenberg Altstadt, 2013, ISBN 978-3-937996-18-9.
  • Wilhelm Otto Keller: 775 Jahre Stadt Miltenberg 1237-2012. Beiträge zur Stadtgeschichte von Wilhelm Otto Keller, Miltenberg 2012, ISBN 978-3-87707-864-8

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