Thurnau

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Thurnau
Coat of arms of Thurnau
Coat of arms
Thurnau   is located in Germany
Thurnau
Thurnau
Coordinates: 50°1′32″N 11°23′39″E / 50.02556°N 11.39417°E / 50.02556; 11.39417Coordinates: 50°1′32″N 11°23′39″E / 50.02556°N 11.39417°E / 50.02556; 11.39417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Kulmbach
Government
 • Mayor Dietmar Hofmann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 64.20 km2 (24.79 sq mi)
Elevation 363 m (1,191 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,183
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 95349
Dialling codes 09228
Vehicle registration KU
Website www.thurnau.de
The Evangelical-Lutheran St.-Laurentius-Church of Thurnau

Thurnau is a municipality in the district Kulmbach, Germany.

It is known for golfing as well as its potteries.

Thurnau is known for transmitter Thurnau, the medium wave transmission site for Deutschlandfunk, a German national information radio station.

Inside the Church of Thurnau
Mast of Thurnau transmitter ( height: 240 metres)

City arrangement[edit]

Thurnau is arranged in the following boroughs:

  • Alladorf
  • Berndorf
  • Felkendorf
  • Hörlinreuth
  • Hutschdorf
  • Kemeritz
  • Lanzenreuth
  • Leesau
  • Limmersdorf
  • Lochau
  • Menchau
  • Partenfeld
  • Rottlersreuth
  • Tannfeld
  • Thurnau
  • Trumsdorf
Inside the Church of Thurnau

Famous people[edit]

Famous people born in Thurnau[edit]

Castle of Thurnau
Bridge from castle to Church

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