Pfofeld

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Pfofeld
Coat of arms of Pfofeld
Location of Pfofeld within Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district
Pfofeld in WUG.svg
Pfofeld is located in Germany
Pfofeld
Pfofeld
Pfofeld is located in Bavaria
Pfofeld
Pfofeld
Coordinates: 49°7′N 10°50′E / 49.117°N 10.833°E / 49.117; 10.833Coordinates: 49°7′N 10°50′E / 49.117°N 10.833°E / 49.117; 10.833
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictWeißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Municipal assoc.Gunzenhausen
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile: Langlau/Rehenbühl, Pfofeld, Thannhausen, Gundelshalm
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Reinhold Huber[1]
Area
 • Total23.88 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Elevation
446 m (1,463 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,586
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91738
Dialling codes09834
Vehicle registrationWUG
Websitewww.pfofeld.de

Pfofeld is a municipality in Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen in Franconia, Germany.

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Pfofeld from the south
Inside Pfofeld

Pfofeld is in the West Middle Franconia region, about five kilometres east of Gunzenhausen. In the north of the municipality are parts of the Großer Brombachsee and its forebay, the Kleiner Brombachsee, as well as the Altmühlüberleiter channel. The European watershed runs through Pfofeld and divides the catchments of the Rhine and Danube. A stream, the Dornhauser Mühlbach flows through Pfofeld; other local streams include the Bachwiesengraben, the Buxbach and the Brombach. Pfofeld is distinguished by low hills and woods, including the Weißenberg and the Gräfensteinberg Forest. Staatsstraße 2222 runs past Pfofeld to the north. Within the municipality are the nature reserves of Brombachmoor and Halbinsel im Kleinen Brombachsee.

Administrative subdivisions[change | change source]

Pfofeld has thirteen subdivisions:[3]

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. Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online