Selb

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Selb
Selb 2009-04-11.jpg
Coat of arms of Selb
Coat of arms
Location of Selb within Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge district
Selb in WUN.svg
Selb is located in Germany
Selb
Selb
Selb is located in Bavaria
Selb
Selb
Coordinates: 50°10′N 12°8′E / 50.167°N 12.133°E / 50.167; 12.133Coordinates: 50°10′N 12°8′E / 50.167°N 12.133°E / 50.167; 12.133
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictWunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge
Government
 • Lord MayorUlrich Pötzsch (Aktive Bürger)
Area
 • Total62.37 km2 (24.08 sq mi)
Elevation
562 m (1,844 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,128
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95100
Dialling codes09287
Vehicle registrationWUN, MAK, REH, SEL
Websitewww.selb.de

Selb is a town in the district of Wunsiedel, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. It is situated in the Fichtelgebirge, on the border with the Czech Republic, 20 km northwest of Cheb and 23 km southeast of Hof.

Rosenthal company logo

Selb is well known for its porcelain manufacture, and is the home of the Rosenthal (company) factory, founded in 1879 by Philipp Rosenthal as a family business.

Notable people[edit]

Main sports venue in Selb. Home of the Selber Woelfe Oberliga Eishockey team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.