Schweinfurt

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Schweinfurt
Coat of arms of Schweinfurt
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Lower Franconia
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Gudrun Grieser (CSU)
Area
 • Total 35.71 km2 (13.79 sq mi)
Elevation 202-343 m (−923 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 53,970
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97421–97424
Dialling codes 09721
Vehicle registration SW
Website www.schweinfurt.de
Imperial City of Schweinfurt
Reichsstadt Schweinfurt
Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
1254–1803
Capital Schweinfurt
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Founded before 791
 •  Gained Reichsfreiheit 1254
 •  Joined Swabian League 1386
 •  Joined Franconian Circle 1500
 •  Mediatised to Bavaria 1803
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Image missing March of the Nordgau
Electorate of Bavaria

Schweinfurt is a city in Franconia. The population is about 50,000. Larger, nearby cities are Würzburg and Bamberg