Wolframs-Eschenbach is a town in the district of Ansbach, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 14 km southeast of Ansbach, and 36 km southwest of Nuremberg.

Wolframs-Eschenbach
Hauptstrasse Wolframs-Eschenbach.jpg
Coat of arms of Wolframs-Eschenbach
Coat of arms
Location of Wolframs-Eschenbach within Ansbach district
Wolframs-Eschenbach in AN.svg
Wolframs-Eschenbach is located in Germany
Wolframs-Eschenbach
Wolframs-Eschenbach
Wolframs-Eschenbach is located in Bavaria
Wolframs-Eschenbach
Wolframs-Eschenbach
Coordinates: 49°14′N 10°44′E / 49.233°N 10.733°E / 49.233; 10.733Coordinates: 49°14′N 10°44′E / 49.233°N 10.733°E / 49.233; 10.733
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictAnsbach
Municipal assoc.Wolframs-Eschenbach
Subdivisions10 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorMichael Dörr (CSU)
Area
 • Total25.47 km2 (9.83 sq mi)
Elevation
442 m (1,450 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,116
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91639
Dialling codes09875
Vehicle registrationAN
Websitewww.wolframs-eschenbach.de

Wolframs-Eschenbach is a small town, founded in the Middle Ages, which still today preserves architecture about 500 years old.

The town is named after its most famous son, the Minnesinger Wolfram von Eschenbach, who was a medieval poet. A notable church is the Liebfrauenmünster (Minster of our Dear Lady).

Wolframs-Eschenbach from South-East

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

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