Steinbach am Wald

Steinbach is a municipality in the district of Kronach in Bavaria in Germany.

Steinbach a.Wald
Coat of arms of Steinbach a.Wald
Coat of arms
Location of Steinbach a.Wald within Kronach district
Steinbach am Wald in KC.svg
Steinbach a.Wald is located in Germany
Steinbach a.Wald
Steinbach a.Wald
Steinbach a.Wald is located in Bavaria
Steinbach a.Wald
Steinbach a.Wald
Coordinates: 50°25′57″N 11°21′39″E / 50.43250°N 11.36083°E / 50.43250; 11.36083Coordinates: 50°25′57″N 11°21′39″E / 50.43250°N 11.36083°E / 50.43250; 11.36083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictKronach
Subdivisions9 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorThomas Löffler[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total35.47 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Elevation
584 m (1,916 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,087
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
96361
Dialling codes09263, 09268, 09269
Vehicle registrationKC
Websitewww.steinbach-am-wald.de

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1190. Until 1388 it was part of 'Eygen Teuschnitz', a large estate of Langheim monastery.

EconomyEdit

Biggest employer is Wiegand-Glas with branches in Großbreitenbach, Slovakia and South Africa.

EventsEdit

Every July, an association called "Zechgemeinschaft" celebrates the traditional fair. Unmarried young people dress themselves with the traditional clothes of the village and invite their guests to dance with them to typical music. In August, the rifle club's festival takes place.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.radioeins.com/steinbach-am-wald-loeffler-ist-neuer-buergermeister-7638945/
  2. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.

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