Gefrees is a town in the district of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated in the Fichtelgebirge, 21 km northeast of Bayreuth. It was the site of a battle during the Napoleonic Wars.

Gefrees
Gefrees seen from the southeast
Gefrees seen from the southeast
Coat of arms of Gefrees
Coat of arms
Location of Gefrees within Bayreuth district
Gefrees in BT.svg
Gefrees is located in Germany
Gefrees
Gefrees
Gefrees is located in Bavaria
Gefrees
Gefrees
Coordinates: 50°5′42.50″N 11°44′23.41″E / 50.0951389°N 11.7398361°E / 50.0951389; 11.7398361Coordinates: 50°5′42.50″N 11°44′23.41″E / 50.0951389°N 11.7398361°E / 50.0951389; 11.7398361
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictBayreuth
Subdivisions44 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorHarald Schlegel (SPD)
Area
 • Total50.08 km2 (19.34 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,332
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95482
Dialling codes09254
Vehicle registrationBT
Websitewww.gefrees.de

ReferencesEdit

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