Neustadt an der Waldnaab (district)

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Neustadt an der Waldnaab is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Schwandorf, Amberg-Sulzbach, Bayreuth and Tirschenreuth, and by the Czech Republic (Plzeň Region). The city of Weiden in der Oberpfalz is enclosed by, but not belonging to the district.

Neustadt an der Waldnaab
Coat of arms of Neustadt an der Waldnaab
Coat of arms
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionUpper Palatinate
CapitalNeustadt an der Waldnaab
Area
 • Total1,430 km2 (550 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[1]
 • Total94,352
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationNEW
Websitewww.neustadt.de

HistoryEdit

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Eschenbach and Vohenstrauß.

GeographyEdit

The district is located in the mountains of the Upper Palatine Forest (Oberpfälzer Wald). The two headstreams of the River Naab, the Waldnaab and Haidenaab, both run through the district to merge in the south of the area.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms displays:
  • the heraldic lion of the Palatinate
  • three stars from the arms of the county of Störnstein
  • blue and white bars from the arms of the county of Leuchtenberg

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit