Windsbach

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Windsbach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Windsbach
Location of Windsbach within Ansbach district
Windsbach in AN.svg
Windsbach is located in Germany
Windsbach
Windsbach
Windsbach is located in Bavaria
Windsbach
Windsbach
Coordinates: 49°15′N 10°49′E / 49.250°N 10.817°E / 49.250; 10.817Coordinates: 49°15′N 10°49′E / 49.250°N 10.817°E / 49.250; 10.817
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMiddle Franconia
DistrictAnsbach
Government
 • MayorMatthias Seitz (SPD)
Area
 • Total68.17 km2 (26.32 sq mi)
Elevation
383 m (1,257 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,076
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91575
Dialling codes09871, 09876 (Kitschendorf)
Vehicle registrationAN, DKB, FEU, ROT
Websitewww.windsbach.de
The Rezat river in Windsbach

Windsbach (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪnt͡sˌbax] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in Ansbach, a district (Landkreis) in Middle Franconia. It is 20 km east of Ansbach, and 29 km southwest of Nuremberg.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Windsbach is in the Rangau area at the Franconian Rezat River. The city's position is 20 km eastward of the district capital Ansbach and 40 km southwestern of Nuremberg. Beside the Franconian Rezat River the Aurach, a side arm of the Rednitz River flows through the community area.

The following communities surround Windsbach (beginning north going clockwise direction): Rohr, Kammerstein, Abenberg, Spalt, Mitteleschenbach, Wolframs-Eschenbach, Lichtenau, Neuendettelsau and Heilsbronn.

Kolbenstraße 52.

Suburbs[change | change source]

Windsbach consists out of 29 suburbs:

  • Bertholdsdorf
  • Brunn
  • Buckenmühle
  • Elpersdorf
  • Hergersbach
  • Hölzleinsmühle
  • Hopfenmühle
  • Ismannsdorf
  • Kettersbach
  • Kitschendorf
  • Kugelmühle
  • Lanzendorf
  • Leipersloh
  • Moosbach
  • Neuses
  • Retzendorf
  • Sauernheim
  • Schwalbenmühle
  • Speckheim
  • Suddersorf
  • Thonhof
  • Untereschenbach
  • Veitsaurach
  • Waldhaus
  • Wernsmühle
  • Windsbach
  • Winkelhaid
  • Winterhof
  • Wolfsau

Politics[change | change source]

  • First mayor: Matthias Seitz (SPD)
  • Second mayor: Norbert Kleinöder (Hinterland of Windsbach)
  • Third mayor: Karl Schuler (SPD)

City Council[change | change source]

The City Council has (including the 1. Mayor) 21 members:

Party Seats
CSU / Engaged Citizens 6
SPD / Independent Voters 6
Voter-Alliance Hinterland of Windsbach 4
Green Party 2
Free Voters / Citizen Fraction of Windsbach (WBB) 2

(Status: Municipal Elections of 2 March 2008)

Memberships[change | change source]

Windsbach is member in the following institutions and organisations:

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]