Vohenstrauß

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Vohenstrauß
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Vohenstrauß
Coat of arms
Vohenstrauß is located in Germany
Vohenstrauß
Vohenstrauß
Location of Vohenstrauß within Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab district
Vohenstrauß in NEW.svg
Coordinates: 49°37′N 12°20′E / 49.617°N 12.333°E / 49.617; 12.333Coordinates: 49°37′N 12°20′E / 49.617°N 12.333°E / 49.617; 12.333
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictNeustadt a.d.Waldnaab
Government
 • MayorAndreas Wutzlhofer (CSU)
Area
 • Total74.07 km2 (28.60 sq mi)
Elevation450-650 m (−1,700 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,377
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes92648
Dialling codes09651
Vehicle registrationNEW, ESB, VOH
Websitewww.vohenstrauss.de

Vohenstrauß (or Vohenstrauss) is a town in Germany, located in the north-eastern part of the Bavarian region Upper Palatinate. The town is situated in the district of Neustadt (Waldnaab). It is the birthplace of Heribert Illig.

Districts[edit]

Altenstadt bei Vohenstrauß, Böhmischbruck, Oberlind, Kaimling, Roggenstein, Waldau

Mayors[edit]

[2]

  • 1945: F. X. Wittmann
  • 1945–1948: Karl Ries
  • 1948–1952: Erhard Wagner
  • 1952–1966: Hans Fuchs
  • 1966–1972: Otto Ries
  • 1972–1984: Max Steger
  • 1984–1986: Ernst Eichl
  • 1986–1994: Franz Pausch (temporary because E. Eichl was ill, elected in 1988)
  • 1994–2008: Josef Zilbauer
  • since May 2008: Andreas Wutzlhofer

Sport[edit]

The towns association football club, SpVgg Vohenstrauß, experienced its greatests success between 1969 and 1974 when it played for five seasons in the third division Bayernliga.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Franz Volkmar Reinhard around 1790

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vohenstrau%C3%9F&action=edit&section=10

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