Hilpoltstein

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This article is about the town in the district of Roth. For the town in the district of Forchheim, 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)
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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