Lichtenau, Bavaria

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Lichtenau
Coat of arms of Lichtenau
Location of Lichtenau within Ansbach district
Lichtenau in AN.svg
Lichtenau is located in Germany
Lichtenau
Lichtenau
Lichtenau is located in Bavaria
Lichtenau
Lichtenau
Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°41′E / 49.267°N 10.683°E / 49.267; 10.683Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°41′E / 49.267°N 10.683°E / 49.267; 10.683
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictAnsbach
Subdivisions20 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Markus Nehmer[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total41.39 km2 (15.98 sq mi)
Elevation
390 m (1,280 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,856
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91586
Dialling codes09827
Vehicle registrationAN
Websitewww.markt-lichtenau.de

Lichtenau is a market town in the district of Ansbach, Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Germany. A small village/town of roughly 3,780 population on the “Castle Road” theme route of Southern Germany. It lies at 390 meters above sea level with an area of 41.39 km² (16 sq mi). A very traditional little town, it is also home to the “Veste Lichtenau” (castle) which now houses the Nuremberg Archives.

Saint George's church, Immeldorf, Lichtenau

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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