Auerbach in der Oberpfalz (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊɐbax ɪn dɐ ˈoːbɐpfalts] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in the Amberg-Sulzbach district, Bavaria, Germany. It is located 45 km northeast of Nuremberg. In the subdivision Michelfeld there was a Benedictine monastery which is now a nursing home.

Auerbach i.d.OPf.
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Coat of arms of Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Coat of arms
Location of Auerbach i.d.OPf. within Amberg-Sulzbach district
Auerbach in der Oberpfalz in AS.svg
Auerbach i.d.OPf. is located in Germany
Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Auerbach i.d.OPf. is located in Bavaria
Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Auerbach i.d.OPf.
Coordinates: 49°41′N 11°37′E / 49.683°N 11.617°E / 49.683; 11.617Coordinates: 49°41′N 11°37′E / 49.683°N 11.617°E / 49.683; 11.617
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictAmberg-Sulzbach
Government
 • MayorJoachim Neuß (CSU)
Area
 • Total70.33 km2 (27.15 sq mi)
Elevation
435 m (1,427 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,818
 • Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91275
Dialling codes09643
Vehicle registrationAS
Websitewww.auerbach.de

SubdivisionsEdit

  • Degelsdorf
  • Gunzendorf
  • Michelfeld
  • Nasnitz
  • Nitzlbuch
  • Ranna
  • Ranzenthal
  • Zogenreuth

MayorEdit

Since May 2008 Joachim Neuß is the mayor. Helmut Ott was the mayor 1996-2008.[2]

TwinningsEdit

Notable citizensEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.nordbayern.de/region/pegnitz/altburgermeister-helmut-ott-hat-stadt-gepragt-1.412397