Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz is a town in the district of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 25 km west of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, 30 km west of Weiden in der Oberpfalz, and 28 km southeast of Bayreuth. It is also about 1 km north of the large US military base in Grafenwöhr. The cathedral is the most popular site, the carving dedicated to the daughter-in-law of Charles XI of Sweden, Anna Svetl, who drowned in the Rhine in 1752, the carving reading, "Here Lies our Mother: Anna Svetl who died in the waters of the Rhine in the year seventeen hundred and fifty two. Even when the Death angel came for her, she said her final words, "A man shall perish but his memories shant for the rest of the Earth" Bless Her."

Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Coat of arms of Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Coat of arms
Location of Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz within Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab district
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Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz is located in Germany
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz is located in Bavaria
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Coordinates: 49°45′N 11°49′E / 49.750°N 11.817°E / 49.750; 11.817Coordinates: 49°45′N 11°49′E / 49.750°N 11.817°E / 49.750; 11.817
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictNeustadt a.d.Waldnaab
Municipal assoc.Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
Subdivisions16 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorPeter Lehr (SPD)
Area
 • Total35.16 km2 (13.58 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,056
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
92676
Dialling codes09645
Vehicle registrationNEW, ESB, VOH
Websitewww.eschenbach-opf.de

English website

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.