Schnaittach

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Schnaittach
SchnaittachRothenberg.jpg
Coat of arms of Schnaittach
Coat of arms
Schnaittach   is located in Germany
Schnaittach
Schnaittach
Coordinates: 49°33′33″N 11°20′35″E / 49.55917°N 11.34306°E / 49.55917; 11.34306Coordinates: 49°33′33″N 11°20′35″E / 49.55917°N 11.34306°E / 49.55917; 11.34306
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Mittelfranken
District Nürnberger Land
Government
 • Mayor Frank Pitterlein (CSU)
Area
 • Total 49.36 km2 (19.06 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,993
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91220
Dialling codes 09153
Vehicle registration LAU, ESB, HEB, N, PEG
Website www.schnaittach.de

Schnaittach is a market town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany.

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Geographical location[edit]

Schnaittach is on a river of the same name, a tributary of the Pegnitz.

History[edit]

Schnaittach was first mentioned in 1011.

Religions[edit]

Until 1806 the Christian population of Schnaittach was Catholic, in contrast to the surrounding areas. Schnaittach has had a large Jewish community since the 15th century. Today, the building complex of the synagogue houses a branch of the Jewish Museum of Franconia (the main museum is in Fürth).


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