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Neuendettelsau in the 1970s
Neuendettelsau in the 1970s
Coat of arms of Neuendettelsau
Coat of arms
Neuendettelsau   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°46′E / 49.267°N 10.767°E / 49.267; 10.767Coordinates: 49°16′N 10°46′E / 49.267°N 10.767°E / 49.267; 10.767
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Mittelfranken
District Ansbach
 • Mayor Gerhard Korn (CSU)
 • Total 33.8 km2 (13.1 sq mi)
Elevation 438 m (1,437 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,674
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91564
Dialling codes 09874, 09871 (Wernsbach), 09872 (Aich, Hammerschmiede, Mausendorf, Mausenmühle)
Vehicle registration AN, DKB, FEU, ROT

Neuendettelsau is a local authority in Middle Franconia, Germany. Neuendettelsau is situated 20 miles southwest of Nuremberg and 12 miles east of Ansbach. Population: 7,535 (as at 31 December 2013). The city has three schools. Since 1947 it has a Lutheran seminary (Augustana Hochschule). It is connected by motorway A6.

Diakonie Neuendettelsau[edit]

Lutheran St. Nikolai church

Reverend Wilhelm Löhe (1808–1872) founded in 1854 an institute for deaconesses. The Diakonie Neuendettelsau is one of today’s major independent Christian institutions for social welfare work in Germany and the biggest such enterprise in Bavaria. More than 5,800 employees at numerous institutions in Neuendettelsau and other regions all over Southern Germany and in other European countries take care of the people they are responsible for.


  • First mayor: Gerhard Korn (CSU)
  • Second mayor: Gottwald Dötzer (SPD)
  • Third mayor: Wernher Geistmann (CSU)

Sister city[edit]

Famous people[edit]


  • Matthias Honold, Hans Rößler (Hrsg.): 700 Jahre Neuendettelsau, Neuendettelsau 1998.
  • Hans Rößler (Hrsg.): Unter Stroh- und Ziegeldächern. Aus der Neuendettelsauer Geschichte, Neuendettelsau 1982.


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