Steinfeld, Bavaria

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Steinfeld
Coat of arms of Steinfeld
Location of Steinfeld within Main-Spessart district
Steinfeld in MSP.svg
Steinfeld is located in Germany
Steinfeld
Steinfeld
Steinfeld is located in Bavaria
Steinfeld
Steinfeld
Coordinates: 49°57′5″N 9°40′16″E / 49.95139°N 9.67111°E / 49.95139; 9.67111Coordinates: 49°57′5″N 9°40′16″E / 49.95139°N 9.67111°E / 49.95139; 9.67111
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictMain-Spessart
Municipal assoc.Lohr am Main
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Günter Koser[1]
Area
 • Total33.69 km2 (13.01 sq mi)
Elevation
277 m (909 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,132
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97854
Dialling codes09359
Vehicle registrationMSP
Websitewww.steinfeld-msp.de

Steinfeld (German pronunciation: [ˈʃtaɪnˌfɛlt]) is a community in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and a member of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Lohr am Main.

Spoken here is an East Franconian dialect (according to the Language Atlas of the Bavarian Library, Lower East Franconian). The residents are often called Steeflder Russe in the local area.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Steinfeld is between Lohr am Main and Karlstadt on the Fränkische Platte (a flat, mostly agricultural region), in the zone where the geology changes from bunter- to Muschelkalk-based.

The greater part of the municipal area is even today used for agriculture. Furthermore, the community also manages considerable woodlands, being in the outermost foothills of the Spessart, which borders on the west. Most workers commute to jobs in nearby towns such as Lohr, Karlstadt and Würzburg.

Constituent communities[change | change source]

Steinfeld's outlying Ortsteile are Hausen and Waldzell.

The community has the following Gemarkungen (traditional rural cadastral areas): Hausen, Steinfeld, Waldzell.

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.

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