Berching

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Berching
Coat of arms of Berching
Coat of arms
Berching   is located in Germany
Berching
Berching
Coordinates: 49°6′N 11°26′E / 49.100°N 11.433°E / 49.100; 11.433Coordinates: 49°6′N 11°26′E / 49.100°N 11.433°E / 49.100; 11.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz
Subdivisions 43 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Eineder (CSU)
Area
 • Total 131.18 km2 (50.65 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,472
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92334
Dialling codes 08462
Vehicle registration NM
Website www.berching.de

Berching is a town in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany.

Historic altstadt tower converted into an apartment building

Berching is a historical town with a fully preserved town wall and low streamlet. The first settlement was registered in 883, so that it is more than 1100 years old. Berching is located in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal, 20 km south of Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz. The old city or altstadt is surrounded by a large wall interspaced with towers. One of the towers has been converted into a 6-story apartment. A small inn called the Blaue Traube is also located in the city center.

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