Höchstadt

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Höchstadt
Town tower
Town tower
Coat of arms of Höchstadt
Coat of arms
Location of Höchstadt
Höchstadt is located in Germany
Höchstadt
Höchstadt
Höchstadt is located in Bavaria
Höchstadt
Höchstadt
Coordinates: 49°42′N 10°48′E / 49.700°N 10.800°E / 49.700; 10.800Coordinates: 49°42′N 10°48′E / 49.700°N 10.800°E / 49.700; 10.800
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMiddle Franconia
DistrictErlangen-Höchstadt
Government
 • MayorGerald Brehm ("Junge Liste Höchstadt und Umgebung e.V.")
Area
 • Total70.90 km2 (27.37 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,423
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91315
Dialling codes09193
Vehicle registrationERH/HÖS
Websitewww.hoechstadt.de

Höchstadt an der Aisch, commonly known as Höchstadt, is a town in the Erlangen-Höchstadt district, in Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Höchstadt is situated on the river Aisch, 18 km northwest of Erlangen and 22 km south of Bamberg. Originally it was the capital of the Höchstadt district, but then it became part of the new Erlangen-Höchstadt district.

Division of the town[edit]

The town consists of 23 districts:

  • Ailersbach
  • Antoniuskapelle
  • Biengarten
  • Bösenbechhofen
  • Etzelskirchen
  • Förtschwind
  • Greiendorf
  • Greienmühle
  • Greuth
  • Großneuses
  • Jungenhofen
  • Kieferndorf
  • Kleinneuses
  • Lappach
  • Mechelwind
  • Medbach
  • Mohrhof
  • Nackendorf
  • Saltendorf
  • Schwarzenbach
  • Sterpersdorf
  • Weidendorf
  • Zentbechhofen

Leisure[edit]

Food[edit]

Carp is a very important food, but only in the months with an "r" (September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April). There are various carp dishes: e.g., "blue carp", "baked carp" and "pepper carp". Carp eaten there is termed "Aischgründer Karpfen".

Culture[edit]

There is an events centre (converted from a former shoe factory) that includes a music school and a library; there is an evening event most days.

Sport[edit]

The sports club HK Zubr Höchstadt Aisch won the German Bandy Championship in its first season, 2014/15.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.

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