Hohenberg an der Eger

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Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Coat of arms of Hohenberg a.d.Eger
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Hohenberg a.d.Eger  is located in Germany
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Hohenberg a.d.Eger
Coordinates: 50°06′N 12°13′E / 50.100°N 12.217°E / 50.100; 12.217Coordinates: 50°06′N 12°13′E / 50.100°N 12.217°E / 50.100; 12.217
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Municipal assoc. Schirnding
 • Mayor Dieter Thoma (SPD)
 • Total 8.19 km2 (3.16 sq mi)
Elevation 525 m (1,722 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,424
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 95691
Dialling codes 09233
Vehicle registration WUN
Website www.stadt-hohenberg.de

Hohenberg an der Eger is a town in the district of Wunsiedel, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Eger, on the border with the Czech Republic, 11 km west of Cheb, and 14 km northeast of Marktredwitz. It was home to Hutschenreuther ceramic. Though best known for its ceramic production, Hohenberg has also produced some of Bavaria's elite soccer talent. Mauricio Göhlert played for the youth teams of SpVgg SV Weiden and Borussia Mönchengladbach before signing with SV Mitterteich in 2013.[2]