Haßfurt (English: Hassfurt) is a town in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the Haßberge district. It is situated on the river Main, 20 km east of Schweinfurt and 30 km northwest of Bamberg. In 1852, Ludwig's Western Railway reached the town and between 1892 and 1995, which also had a branch line to Hofheim. The 1867 Hassfurt Bridge, thought to be the first Cantilever bridge built, was also there.

Haßfurt
Market square with the Church of Saint Kilian
Market square with the Church of Saint Kilian
Coat of arms of Haßfurt
Coat of arms
Location of Haßfurt within Haßberge district
Haßfurt in HAS.svg
Haßfurt is located in Germany
Haßfurt
Haßfurt
Haßfurt is located in Bavaria
Haßfurt
Haßfurt
Coordinates: 50°01′N 10°30′E / 50.017°N 10.500°E / 50.017; 10.500Coordinates: 50°01′N 10°30′E / 50.017°N 10.500°E / 50.017; 10.500
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictHaßberge
Subdivisions9 Stadtteile
Government
 • MayorGünther Werner
Area
 • Total52.77 km2 (20.37 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,609
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97437
Dialling codes09521
Vehicle registrationHAS
Websitewww.hassfurt.de

Notable residentsEdit

 
The main street in Hassfurt.

ReferencesEdit

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