Schwandorf

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Schwandorf
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Schwandorf
Location of Schwandorf within Schwandorf district
Schwandorf in SAD.svg
Schwandorf is located in Germany
Schwandorf
Schwandorf
Schwandorf is located in Bavaria
Schwandorf
Schwandorf
Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictSchwandorf
Government
 • Lord mayor (2020–26) Andreas Feller[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total123.76 km2 (47.78 sq mi)
Elevation
366 m (1,201 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total29,254
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
92421
Dialling codes0 94 31
Vehicle registrationSAD
Websitewww.schwandorf.de

Schwandorf is a town on the river Naab in the Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, which is the seat of the Schwandorf district.

Sights[change | change source]

Catholic parish church of St. Jakob
Kreuzberg Church
Anti nuclear reprocessing plant Wackersdorf ex-voto in Kreuzberg Church

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Schwandorf is twinned with:[3]

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.
  3. "Städtepartnerschaften, -patenschaften und -freundschaften". schwandorf.de (in German). Schwandorf. Archived from the original on 2019-11-28. Retrieved 2021-03-23.