Hilpoltstein

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For the town in the district Forchheim (Bavaria), see Hiltpoltstein.
Hilpoltstein
Coat of arms of Hilpoltstein
Coat of arms
Hilpoltstein   is located in Germany
Hilpoltstein
Hilpoltstein
Coordinates: 49°11′N 11°11′E / 49.183°N 11.183°E / 49.183; 11.183Coordinates: 49°11′N 11°11′E / 49.183°N 11.183°E / 49.183; 11.183
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Middle Franconia
District Roth
Government
 • Mayor Markus Mahl (SPD)
Area
 • Total 91.42 km2 (35.30 sq mi)
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,181
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91161
Dialling codes 09174
Vehicle registration RH, HIP
Website www.hilpoltstein.de
Former residence and Saint John the Baptist church

Hilpoltstein is a town in the district of Roth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 10 km southeast of Roth bei Nürnberg and 30 km south of Nuremberg.

History[edit]

  • Origins of the castle and the town date back to the 10th century.
  • Town privileges were granted in 1354.
  • 1799 Hilpoltstein becomes part of Bavaria

Sights[edit]

  • Rathaus (Town Hall)
  • Remains of The Town Wall
  • Stadtpfarrkirche (Town's Parish Church)
  • Jahrsdorfer House (Oldest House)

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