Schillingsfürst

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Schillingsfürst
Coat of arms of Schillingsfürst
Location of Schillingsfürst within Ansbach district
Schillingsfürst in AN.svg
Schillingsfürst is located in Germany
Schillingsfürst
Schillingsfürst
Schillingsfürst is located in Bavaria
Schillingsfürst
Schillingsfürst
Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°16′E / 49.267°N 10.267°E / 49.267; 10.267Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°16′E / 49.267°N 10.267°E / 49.267; 10.267
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMiddle Franconia
DistrictAnsbach
Municipal assoc.Schillingsfürst
Subdivisions10 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorFriedrich Wieth (CSU)
Area
 • Total27.52 km2 (10.63 sq mi)
Elevation
516 m (1,693 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,800
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91583
Dialling codes09868
Vehicle registrationAN
Websitewww.schillingsfuerst.de

Schillingsfürst (German pronunciation: [ˈʃɪlɪŋsfʏɐ̯st] (About this soundlisten); East Franconian: Schillingsfiast) is a municipality in Ansbach, a district (Landkreis) in Middle Franconia. It is 12 km southeast of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and 23 km west of Ansbach.

Schillingsfürst castle (Schloss Schillingsfürst) is the home of the princely Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst family.

Notable people[change | change source]

  • The Bavarian Lieutenant General and Acting War Minister Hugo Ritter von Bosch (1782–1865) was born in Schillingsfürst.
Schillingsfürst Castle of the Princes of Hohenlohe
Courtyard

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.