Lauf an der Pegnitz

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Lauf a.d.Pegnitz
Old town hall and the market square
Old town hall and the market square
Coat of arms of Lauf a.d.Pegnitz
Coat of arms
Lauf a.d.Pegnitz is located in Germany
Lauf a.d.Pegnitz
Lauf a.d.Pegnitz
Coordinates: 49°30′37″N 11°16′38″E / 49.51028°N 11.27722°E / 49.51028; 11.27722Coordinates: 49°30′37″N 11°16′38″E / 49.51028°N 11.27722°E / 49.51028; 11.27722
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Mittelfranken
District Nürnberger Land
Subdivisions 29 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor Benedikt Bisping (GRÜNE)
Area
 • Total 59.80 km2 (23.09 sq mi)
Elevation 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 25,993
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91207
Dialling codes 09123
Vehicle registration LAU
Website www.lauf.de

Lauf an der Pegnitz is a town to the East of Nuremberg, Germany. It is the capital of the district Nürnberger Land, in Bavaria. It is in the valley of the River Pegnitz, which flows through the town.

In 2009, the municipality developed a climate protection plan which was supported by the German Ministry for the Environment.[2]

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