Parsberg is a town in the county of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 23 km southeast of Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, and 33 km northwest of Regensburg, next to the A3 autobahn, the main route from Nuremberg to Regensburg (and then on into Austria). It was formerly the seat of the Counts of Parsberg, whose coat of arms is now used by the town.

Parsberg
Parsberg Castle and the Church of Saint Andrew
Parsberg Castle and the Church of Saint Andrew
Coat of arms of Parsberg
Coat of arms
Location of Parsberg within Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz district
Parsberg in NM.svg
Parsberg is located in Germany
Parsberg
Parsberg
Parsberg is located in Bavaria
Parsberg
Parsberg
Coordinates: 49°9′N 11°43′E / 49.150°N 11.717°E / 49.150; 11.717Coordinates: 49°9′N 11°43′E / 49.150°N 11.717°E / 49.150; 11.717
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictNeumarkt in der Oberpfalz
Subdivisions8 Ortsteile bzw. Stadtbezirke
Government
 • MayorJosef Bauer (CSU)
Area
 • Total57.00 km2 (22.01 sq mi)
Elevation
553 m (1,814 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,213
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
92331
Dialling codes09492
Vehicle registrationNM, PAR
Websitewww.parsberg.de
Parsberg

SightseeingEdit

Parsberg Castle and museum (the museum is only open on Sundays or by appointment). Parsberg also has a beautiful medieval church. The city of Lupburg and the U.S. Army installation at Hohenfels are nearby, as is the lovely Altmuhl river valley. In addition, there are numerous castles and ruins are in the area.

ServicesEdit

Parsberg has a regional hospital and is served by the Deutsche Bahn at its railway station, with routine service to nearby large cities.

ClubsEdit

ChurchesEdit

External linksEdit

  Parsberg travel guide from Wikivoyage

ReferencesEdit

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