Creidlitz

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Creidlitz
Ortsteil of Coburg, Bavaria
Creidlitz station
Creidlitz station
Location of Creidlitz
Creidlitz is located in Germany
Creidlitz
Creidlitz
Creidlitz is located in Bavaria
Creidlitz
Creidlitz
Coordinates: 50°14′4″N 10°58′50″E / 50.23444°N 10.98056°E / 50.23444; 10.98056Coordinates: 50°14′4″N 10°58′50″E / 50.23444°N 10.98056°E / 50.23444; 10.98056
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
TownCoburg, Bavaria
Area
 • Total2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
(2010-06-30)
 • Total1,705[1]
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
96450
Dialling codes09571
Vehicle registrationCO

Creidlitz is a southern suburb of 1705 inhabitants (30 June 2010) of the city of Coburg in the county of Upper Franconia in the state of Bavaria in Germany.

Geography[edit]

It is 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) south of Coburg and at the northern edge of the region of Itzgrund [de]. Creidlitz is bordered by Ahorn in the west, Niederfüllbach in the south, Grub am Forst in the east and by Ketschendorf in the north.

History[edit]

Creidlitz was first mentioned in about 870 as Grilizi, the name is of Slavic origin.[1] On 1 July 1972 Creidlitz merged with the city of Coburg. The last mayor was Hans Blümlein from 1946 to 1972.[2]

Transport[edit]

Car[edit]

Bundesstraße 4 [Federal Highway] runs in the west, while Kreisstraße [District Road] COs 12 goes through the village itself.

Railways[edit]

Creidlitz station is on the Eisenach–Lichtenfels main line, which opened in 1859. In 1900, the Itz Valley Railway from Creidlitz to Rossach via Untersiemau and Großheirath got into operation. The line, on which there were passenger services until 1984, was lifted in 2005.

The station building is a protected monument.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (de) Creidlitz. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  2. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (Hrsg.) (1983), Handbuch der bayerischen Ämter, Gemeinden und Gerichte 1799–1980 (in German), Munich: C.H.Beck’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, p. 601, ISBN 3-406-09669-7
  3. ^ Peter Morsbach, Otto Titz: Stadt Coburg. Ensembles-Baudenkmäler-Archäologische Denkmäler. Denkmäler in Bayern. Band IV.48. Karl M. Lipp Verlag, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-87490-590-X, p. 442