Schwandorf

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For the district, see Schwandorf (district).
Schwandorf
Coat of arms of Schwandorf
Coat of arms
Schwandorf  is located in Germany
Schwandorf
Schwandorf
Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Schwandorf
Government
 • Lord Mayor Andreas Feller (CSU)
Area
 • Total 123.76 km2 (47.78 sq mi)
Elevation 366 m (1,201 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 28,481
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92421
Dialling codes 0 94 31
Vehicle registration SAD
Website www.schwandorf.de

The town of Schwandorf is the seat of the district of Schwandorf in the Upper Palatinate, Bavaria in Germany. It is situated on the river Naab.

Sights[edit]

Catholic parish church of St. Jakob
Anti nuclear reprocessing plant Wackersdorf ex-voto in Kreuzberg Church

Sports[edit]

The towns association football club, 1. FC Schwandorf, experienced its greatest success in the late 1950s and 1960 when it spent thirteen seasons in the third division Bayernliga.

International relations[edit]

Schwandorf is twinned with:

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