Pegnitz (town)

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Pegnitz
Pegnitz with Church of Saint Bartholomew on the left and castle hill in the background
Pegnitz with Church of Saint Bartholomew on the left and castle hill in the background
Coat of arms of Pegnitz
Location of Pegnitz within Bayreuth district
Pegnitz in BT.svg
Pegnitz is located in Germany
Pegnitz
Pegnitz
Pegnitz is located in Bavaria
Pegnitz
Pegnitz
Coordinates: 49°45′23″N 11°32′42″E / 49.75639°N 11.54500°E / 49.75639; 11.54500Coordinates: 49°45′23″N 11°32′42″E / 49.75639°N 11.54500°E / 49.75639; 11.54500
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictBayreuth
Subdivisions36 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Wolfgang Nierhoff[1]
Area
 • Total100.03 km2 (38.62 sq mi)
Elevation
422 m (1,385 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,271
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91257
Dialling codes09241
Vehicle registrationBT, EBS, ESB, KEM, MÜB, PEG
Websitewww.pegnitz.de
Old town hall
The 1923 observation tower

Pegnitz (German: [ˈpeːɡnɪt͡s] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in the Bayreuth district in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of about 15,000 residents. It is also the source of the river Pegnitz. The city Bayreuth is about 27 km to the north.

The villages (Ortsteile) in Pegnitz are:

  • Bodendorf
  • Bronn
  • Buchau
  • Büchenbach
  • Hainbronn
  • Hammerbühl
  • Hedelmühle
  • Heroldsreuth
  • Herrenmühle
  • Horlach
  • Hufeisen
  • Kaltenthal
  • Kleinkrausmühle
  • Körbeldorf
  • Kosbrunn
  • Kotzenhammer
  • Langenreuth
  • Leups
  • Lobensteig
  • Lüglas
  • Nemschenreuth
  • Neudorf
  • Neuhof
  • Penzenreuth
  • Pertenhof
  • Reisach
  • Stein
  • Stemmenreuth
  • Trockau
  • Troschenreuth
  • Vestenmühle
  • Weidelwangermühle
  • Weidmannshöhe
  • Willenberg
  • Willenreuth
  • Zips

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.