Rieneck

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Rieneck
View of Rieneck with church, castle and bridge over the Sinn river
View of Rieneck with church, castle and bridge over the Sinn river
Coat of arms of Rieneck
Location of Rieneck within Main-Spessart district
Rieneck in MSP.svg
Rieneck is located in Germany
Rieneck
Rieneck
Rieneck is located in Bavaria
Rieneck
Rieneck
Coordinates: 50°6′N 9°38′E / 50.100°N 9.633°E / 50.100; 9.633Coordinates: 50°6′N 9°38′E / 50.100°N 9.633°E / 50.100; 9.633
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictMain-Spessart
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Sven Nickel[1]
Area
 • Total26.20 km2 (10.12 sq mi)
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,915
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97794
Dialling codes09354
Vehicle registrationMSP
Websitewww.rieneck.de

Rieneck (German: [ˈʁiːnɛk] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Rieneck is in the Würzburg region between the southern foothills of the Rhön (range) and the east side of the Spessart (range) on the lower reaches of the River Sinn, 12 km northeast of Lohr am Main, and 39 km northwest of Würzburg. Administratively, it belongs to the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia.

There are 140 ha of cropfields, meadows and woodland around the village.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The town has only the Gemarkung (traditional rural cadastral area) of Rieneck.

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.

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