Stadtlauringen

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Stadtlauringen
Coat of arms of Stadtlauringen
Coat of arms
Stadtlauringen   is located in Germany
Stadtlauringen
Stadtlauringen
Location of Stadtlauringen within Schweinfurt district
Stadtlauringen in SW.svg
Coordinates: 50°11′17″N 10°21′34″E / 50.18806°N 10.35944°E / 50.18806; 10.35944Coordinates: 50°11′17″N 10°21′34″E / 50.18806°N 10.35944°E / 50.18806; 10.35944
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Schweinfurt
Government
 • Mayor Friedel Heckenlauer (CSU)
Area
 • Total 63.62 km2 (24.56 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,024
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97488
Dialling codes 09724
Vehicle registration SW
Website www.stadtlauringen.de

Stadtlauringen is a municipality in the district of Schweinfurt in Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Stadtlauringen is in the Main Rhön region, circa 20 kilometers north east of Schweinfurt. It is the northern-most municipality in the district of Schweinfurt. The Lauer flows through it. The Ellertshäuser See is close to the village Altenmünster.

Towns and Villages[edit]

The municipality Stadtlauringen consists of the following towns and villages:

  • Altenmünster with Ellertshausen and Reinhardshausen
  • Ballingshausen
  • Birnfeld
  • Fuchsstadt
  • Mailes
  • Oberlauringen
  • Stadtlauringen
  • Sulzdorf
  • Wettringen
  • Wetzhausen

History[edit]

In 794 A.D. it was first documented as Lauringen, then later as Niederlauringen. In 1484 it received municipality and city rights, and was also renamed to Stadtlauringen. In 1818 city rights were abandoned, but municipality rights were kept.

The coat of arms originates from the time when city rights were acquired.

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Mayor is Friedel Heckenlauer (CSU).

Sources[edit]

  • Reinhold W. F. Heusinger: Markt Stadtlauringen. Beiträge zur Heimatgeschichte. Markt Stadtlauringen, Stadtlauringen 1994. (in German)

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