Weiherhammer

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Weiherhammer
Coat of arms of Weiherhammer
Coat of arms
Weiherhammer   is located in Germany
Weiherhammer
Weiherhammer
Coordinates: 49°38′N 12°4′E / 49.633°N 12.067°E / 49.633; 12.067Coordinates: 49°38′N 12°4′E / 49.633°N 12.067°E / 49.633; 12.067
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab
Municipal assoc. Weiherhammer
Government
 • Mayor Werner Windisch (SPD)
Area
 • Total 39.89 km2 (15.40 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,851
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92729
Dialling codes 09605
Vehicle registration NEW
Website www.weiherhammer.de

Weiherhammer is a municipality in the district of Neustadt (Waldnaab) in Bavaria in Germany.

History[edit]

Weiherhammer, originally Beckendorf, belonged to the Wittelsbach duchy Neuburg-Sulzbach. Since 1777 it was the a part of the Bavaria electorate. In 1934 Beckendorf was renamed Weiherhammer and received communal autonomy in 1952. In 1972 Dürnast and Trippach were incorporated into Weiherhammer.

Population[edit]

In 1970 the population was 3,406; in 1987, 3,655; and in 2000, 4,199.

Industry[edit]

  • Located on the edges of town, Pilkington Float Glass Factory, which is also a local landmark as it has 2140 metre tall chimneys, and BHS Corrugated, a producer of corrugating rolls.

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