Riedbach

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Riedbach
Coat of arms of Riedbach
Coat of arms
Riedbach   is located in Germany
Riedbach
Riedbach
Coordinates: 50°06′N 10°26′E / 50.100°N 10.433°E / 50.100; 10.433Coordinates: 50°06′N 10°26′E / 50.100°N 10.433°E / 50.100; 10.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Haßberge
Municipal assoc. Hofheim in Unterfranken
Government
 • Mayor Birgit Bayer (Freie Wählergemeinschaft)
Area
 • Total 31.67 km2 (12.23 sq mi)
Elevation 285 m (935 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,768
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97519
Dialling codes 09526
Vehicle registration HAS
Website www.riedbach.de

Riedbach is a municipality in the district of Haßberge in Bavaria in Germany. It is situated 20 km northeast of Schweinfurt and 8 km north of Haßfurt.

The municipality was created in 1978. It encompasses the villages of Humprechtshausen, Kleinmünster, Kleinsteinach, Kreuzthal and Mechenried, and derives its name from the Riedbach creek that flows through Humprechtshausen, Kleinsteinach and Mechenried. The population of Riedbach is about 1600 people.[citation needed] Its mayor is Birgit Bayer.[citation needed]

Villages[edit]

Humprechtshausen (521 Inhabitants)
Mechenried (461 Inhabitants)
Kleinsteinach (441 Inhabitants)
Kleinmünster (259 Inhabitants)
Kreuzthal (104 Inhabitants)

Neighbor-Municipalities[edit]

Riedbach is surrounded by the municipalities (beginning north, clockwise) of Aidhausen, Hofheim in Unterfranken, Königsberg in Bayern, Haßfurt and Schonungen.

History[edit]

In 1818, as part of the reformation of the bavarian territories, the municipalities of Kleinmünster, Kleinsteinach, Mechenried and Humprechtshausen (with its district Kreuzthal) were created. On May 1, 1978 as part of another reformation of the bavarian territories, the former municipalities formed the municipality "Riedbach".

Population[edit]

1910: 1.725 Inhabitants
1972: 1.902 Inhabitants
2005: 1.717 Inhabitants
2010: 1.625 Inhabitants

Economy[edit]

Riedbach's main economy is agriculture, with 72 producers.[citation needed] Additionally, there are six construction companies and two kindergartens.[citation needed]

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