Oberleichtersbach

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Oberleichtersbach
Coat of arms of Oberleichtersbach
Coat of arms
Oberleichtersbach   is located in Germany
Oberleichtersbach
Oberleichtersbach
Coordinates: 50°17′N 9°48′E / 50.283°N 9.800°E / 50.283; 9.800Coordinates: 50°17′N 9°48′E / 50.283°N 9.800°E / 50.283; 9.800
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Bad Kissingen
Municipal assoc. Bad Brückenau
Government
 • Mayor Walter Müller (CSU/ Freie Christl. Wählergr.)
Area
 • Total 27.60 km2 (10.66 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,062
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97789
Dialling codes 09741
Vehicle registration KG
Website www.Oberleichtersbach.de

Oberleichtersbach is a municipality in the district of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria in Germany.

Divisions of the municipality[edit]

The municipality includes the following towns:

  • Oberleichtersbach
  • Unterleichtersbach
  • Modlos
  • Breitenbach
  • Mitgenfeld

History[edit]

Motten originally belonged to the Bishop of Fulda, and was secularized in 1803 and given to Archduke Ferdinand of Orange. In 1806, it became part of the Province of Fulde in France. In the Congress of Vienna in 1815, it was given to Austria. Since 1818, it has belonged to Bavaria.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1970 1653
1987 1787
2000 2046
2005 2114

Coat of arms[edit]

Quartered with 1 and 4 in silver with a cross; 2 and 3 divided diagonally gold and red.

Economy[edit]

In 1998, there were 428 businesses in the municipality. In 1999, there were 84 agricultural businesses, with 2091 ha under cultivation, 788 ha in fields, and 1296 ha in pasture.

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