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Coat of arms of Kirchlauter
Coat of arms
Kirchlauter   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°2′39″N 10°43′4″E / 50.04417°N 10.71778°E / 50.04417; 10.71778Coordinates: 50°2′39″N 10°43′4″E / 50.04417°N 10.71778°E / 50.04417; 10.71778
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Haßberge
Municipal assoc. Ebelsbach
 • Mayor Jochen Steppert (CSU)
 • Total 16.92 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,318
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 96166
Dialling codes 09536
Vehicle registration HAS

Kirchlauter is a municipality in the Bavarian Administrative Region of Lower Franconia in the district of Haßberge in Germany. It is a part of the Verwaltungsgemeinde of Ebelsbach.


Kirchlauter lies in the Main-Rhön Region (Bavarian Planungsregion 3)

It consists of the following boroughs: Kirchlauter, Neubrunn, and Pettstadt.


Schloss Kirchlauter, home of Franz-Ludwig Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg

The municipality was first documented on 30 December 1145. Kirchlauter belonged to the manor of the Barons (Freiherren) of Guttenberg. Traditionally part of Bavaria, in 1810 it became a part of the Grand Duchy of Würzburg, with which it became part of Bavaria for the final time in 1814.


The Municipal Council of Kirchlauter is made up of 13 councilmen, including the town's mayor, Jochen Steppert (CSU).

The mandate assignments in the Municipal Council are CSU 7, SPD 4, Junge Liste 1, and Free Voters 1.


  • The information in this article is based on a translation of its German equivalent.