Burkardroth

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Burkardroth
Coat of arms of Burkardroth
Coat of arms
Burkardroth   is located in Germany
Burkardroth
Burkardroth
Coordinates: 50°16′19″N 9°59′22″E / 50.27194°N 9.98944°E / 50.27194; 9.98944Coordinates: 50°16′19″N 9°59′22″E / 50.27194°N 9.98944°E / 50.27194; 9.98944
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Bad Kissingen
Subdivisions 12 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Waldemar Bug (ÖDP)
Area
 • Total 69.11 km2 (26.68 sq mi)
Elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,588
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97705
Dialling codes 09734
Vehicle registration KG
Website www.burkardroth.de

Burkardroth is a municipality in the district of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[edit]

Burkardroth lies on the south boundary of the biosphere reserve Rhön about 14 km northwest of the district capital of Bad Kissingen. On the north, it borders on the district of Rhön-Grabfeld.

Divisions of the municipality[edit]

There are 12 towns in the municipality:

  • Burkardroth
  • Frauenroth
  • Gefäll
  • Katzenbach
  • Lauter
  • Oehrberg
  • Premich
  • Stangenroth
  • Stralsbach
  • Waldfenster
  • Wollbach
  • Zahlbach

History[edit]

The present municipality (Markgemeinde) was created in 1972.

Sister cities[edit]

Sightseeing[edit]

The most important architectural monuments are the church of St. Petrus, which dates from the 17th century, and the chapel of the former Cistercian monastery of Frauenroth.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.