Schönwald is a town in the district of Wunsiedel, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Czech Republic, five km northwest of Selb and 18 km southeast of Hof.

Schönwald
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Schönwald
Coat of arms
Location of Schönwald within Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge district
Schönwald in WUN.svg
Schönwald is located in Germany
Schönwald
Schönwald
Schönwald is located in Bavaria
Schönwald
Schönwald
Coordinates: 50°12′N 12°5′E / 50.200°N 12.083°E / 50.200; 12.083Coordinates: 50°12′N 12°5′E / 50.200°N 12.083°E / 50.200; 12.083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictWunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Government
 • MayorKlaus Jaschke (SPD)
Area
 • Total19.18 km2 (7.41 sq mi)
Elevation
610-718 m (−1,746 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,219
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95173
Dialling codes09287
Vehicle registrationWUN, SEL, REH, MAK
Websitewww.stadtschoenwald.de

Schönwald is famous for its porcelain industry.

ReferencesEdit

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