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Coat of arms of Waidhaus
Coat of arms
Waidhaus   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°38′30″N 12°29′40″E / 49.64167°N 12.49444°E / 49.64167; 12.49444Coordinates: 49°38′30″N 12°29′40″E / 49.64167°N 12.49444°E / 49.64167; 12.49444
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab
 • Mayor Anton Schwarzmeier
 • Total 37.00 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
Elevation 524 m (1,719 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,214
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92726
Dialling codes 09652
Vehicle registration NEW
Website www.waidhaus.de

Waidhaus is a municipality in the district of Neustadt in Bavaria in Germany. It lies near the border with the Czech Republic, and near the major border crossing between Bavaria and the Czech Republic, where the Bavarian A6 meets the Czech D5 motorway. The closest towns are on the German side Pleystein and on the Czech side Rozvadov. A gas pipeline and a powerline also cross the border between Bavaria and the Czech Republic there.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

The neighbouring communities clockwise: Rozvadov, Eslarn, Pleystein, Georgenberg.

380 kV-powerline crossing the national border between Bavaria and Czech near Waidhaus. The pylon in the foreground stands in Bavaria the others are in the Czech Republic