Colmberg

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Colmberg
Coat of arms of Colmberg
Coat of arms
Colmberg   is located in Germany
Colmberg
Colmberg
Coordinates: 49°22′N 10°25′E / 49.367°N 10.417°E / 49.367; 10.417Coordinates: 49°22′N 10°25′E / 49.367°N 10.417°E / 49.367; 10.417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Mittelfranken
District Ansbach
Subdivisions 12 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Wilhelm Kieslinger (CSU/Freie Wähler)
Area
 • Total 38.35 km2 (14.81 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,945
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91598
Dialling codes 09803
Vehicle registration AN
Website www.colmberg.de

Colmberg is a municipality in the district of Ansbach in Bavaria in Germany. Colmberg is the site of Colmberg Castle (German: Burg Colmberg), built in the 13th century and purchased in 1318 by Duke Frederick IV of Nuremberg.[2] The town is located in Nature Park Frankenhöhe.

Notable residents[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Colmberg Castle
A view of the town from the castle
A view of the town from the castle in winter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Castle". Colmberg Castle. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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