Haßfurt

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Haßfurt
Coat of arms of Haßfurt
Coat of arms
Haßfurt   is located in Germany
Haßfurt
Haßfurt
Coordinates: 50°01′N 10°30′E / 50.017°N 10.500°E / 50.017; 10.500Coordinates: 50°01′N 10°30′E / 50.017°N 10.500°E / 50.017; 10.500
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Haßberge
Subdivisions 9 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Eck (CSU)
Area
 • Total 52.77 km2 (20.37 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,090
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97437
Dialling codes 09521
Vehicle registration HAS
Website www.hassfurt.de

Haßfurt (English: Hassfurt) is a town in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the Haßberge district. It is situated on the river Main, 20 km east of Schweinfurt and 30 km northwest of Bamberg. In 1852, Ludwig's Western Railway reached the town and between 1892 and 1995 it also had a branch line to Hofheim. Also there is the Hassfurt Bridge, thought to be the first Cantilever bridge built.

The main street in Hassfurt.

Albert Neuberger FRS, an eminent Biochemist and Professor, was born here in 1908.

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