Wunsiedel

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Wunsiedel
View on the town
View on the town
Coat of arms of Wunsiedel
Location of Wunsiedel within Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge district
Wunsiedel in WUN.svg
Wunsiedel is located in Germany
Wunsiedel
Wunsiedel
Wunsiedel is located in Bavaria
Wunsiedel
Wunsiedel
Coordinates: 50°1′N 12°1′E / 50.017°N 12.017°E / 50.017; 12.017Coordinates: 50°1′N 12°1′E / 50.017°N 12.017°E / 50.017; 12.017
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUpper Franconia
DistrictWunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Nicolas Lahovnik[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total54.91 km2 (21.20 sq mi)
Elevation
525 m (1,722 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total9,155
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
95632
Dialling codes09232
Vehicle registrationWUN
Websitewunsiedel.de

Wunsiedel (German pronunciation: [ˈvʊnˌziːdl̩] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is the seat of the Upper Franconian district of Wunsiedel in northeast Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Wunsiedel is in the Fichtelgebirge Mountains in the valley of the Röslau at the foot of the Kösseine Plateau.

Incorporated villages[change | change source]

The town's borough has the following villages (year of incorporation in brackets):

Bernstein (1978), Breitenbrunn, Furthammer, Göpfersgrün, Göringsreuth, Hauenreuth, Hildenbach (1978), Hildenmühle, Holenbrunn (1978), Johanneszeche, Juliushammer, Klause, Kösseinehaus, Krohenhammer, Luisenburg, Schneckenhammer, Schneckenmühle, Schönbrunn (1975), Sinatengrün, Stemmasgrün, Stollenmühle, Valetsberg, Walkmühle, Wiesenmühle, Wintersberg, Wintersreuth.

Twin towns and cities[change | change source]

Wunsiedel is twinned with:

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.

Sources[change | change source]

  • Die Kunstdenkmäler von Oberfranken, Bd. 1: Landkreis Wunsiedel und Stadtkreis Marktredwitz. 1954. ISBN 978-3-486-41941-2

Other websites[change | change source]