Burkardroth

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Burkardroth
Coat of arms of Burkardroth
Coat of arms
Location of Burkardroth within Bad Kissingen district
Burkardroth in KG.svg
Burkardroth is located in Germany
Burkardroth
Burkardroth
Burkardroth is located in Bavaria
Burkardroth
Burkardroth
Coordinates: 50°16′19″N 9°59′22″E / 50.27194°N 9.98944°E / 50.27194; 9.98944Coordinates: 50°16′19″N 9°59′22″E / 50.27194°N 9.98944°E / 50.27194; 9.98944
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictBad Kissingen
Subdivisions12 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorWaldemar Bug (ÖDP)
Area
 • Total69.1 km2 (26.7 sq mi)
Elevation
304 m (997 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,482
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97705
Dialling codes09734
Vehicle registrationKG
Websitewww.burkardroth.de

Burkardroth is a municipality in the district of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[edit]

Burkardroth lies on the south boundary of the biosphere reserve Rhön about 14 km northwest of the district capital of Bad Kissingen. On the north, it borders on the district of Rhön-Grabfeld.

Divisions of the municipality[edit]

There are 12 towns in the municipality:

  • Burkardroth
  • Frauenroth
  • Gefäll
  • Katzenbach
  • Lauter
  • Oehrberg
  • Premich
  • Stangenroth
  • Stralsbach
  • Waldfenster
  • Wollbach
  • Zahlbach

History[edit]

The present municipality (Markgemeinde) was created in 1972.

Sister cities[edit]

Sightseeing[edit]

The most important architectural monuments are the church of St. Petrus, which dates from the 17th century, and the chapel of the former Cistercian monastery of Frauenroth.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.