Waischenfeld

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Waischenfeld
Coat of arms of Waischenfeld
Coat of arms
Waischenfeld   is located in Germany
Waischenfeld
Waischenfeld
Coordinates: 49°51′N 11°20′E / 49.850°N 11.333°E / 49.850; 11.333Coordinates: 49°51′N 11°20′E / 49.850°N 11.333°E / 49.850; 11.333
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Bayreuth
Government
 • Mayor Edmund Pirkelmann (BBS)
Area
 • Total 55.65 km2 (21.49 sq mi)
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,071
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91344
Dialling codes 09202
Vehicle registration BT
Website www.waischenfeld.de

Waischenfeld is a town in the district of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated in Franconian Switzerland, 20 km southwest of Bayreuth.

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Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Ernst von Bomhard (1833-1912), lawyer, senate president at the Reichsgericht in Leipzig
  • Michel Hofman] (1903-1968), State Archives Director in Würzburg, collaborator at the Carl Orff work Carmina Burana

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