Hohenberg an der Eger is a town in the district of Wunsiedel, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Eger, on the border with the Czech Republic, 11 km west of Cheb, and 14 km northeast of Marktredwitz. It was home to Hutschenreuther ceramic. Though best known for its ceramic production, Hohenberg has also produced some of Bavaria's elite soccer talent. Mauricio Göhlert played for the youth teams of SpVgg SV Weiden and Borussia Mönchengladbach before signing with SV Mitterteich in 2013.[2]

Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Hohenberg Castle
Hohenberg Castle
Coat of arms of Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Coat of arms
Location of Hohenberg a.d.Eger within Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge district
Hohenberg an der Eger in WUN.svg
Hohenberg a.d.Eger is located in Germany
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Hohenberg a.d.Eger is located in Bavaria
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Coordinates: 50°06′N 12°13′E / 50.100°N 12.217°E / 50.100; 12.217Coordinates: 50°06′N 12°13′E / 50.100°N 12.217°E / 50.100; 12.217
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictWunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Municipal assoc.Schirnding
Government
 • MayorDieter Thoma (SPD)
Area
 • Total8.19 km2 (3.16 sq mi)
Elevation
525 m (1,722 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,439
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95691
Dialling codes09233
Vehicle registrationWUN
Websitewww.stadt-hohenberg.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ SV Mitterteich website (in German) Archived 2014-02-22 at the Wayback Machine