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Nürnberger Land
Statistics
State:Bavaria
Capital:Lauf
Adm. Region:Mittelfranken
Area:800 km²
Inhabitants:168,000 (2000)
pop. density:210 inh./km²
Car identification:LAU
Homepage:nuernberger-land.de (http://www.nuernberger-land.de)
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Map of Bavaria highlighting the district Nürnberger Land

Nürnberger Land is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Forchheim, Bayreuth, Amberg-Sulzbach, Neumarkt, Roth and Erlangen-Höchstadt, and by the city of Nuremberg.

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History

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Nuremberg, Hersbruck and Lauf.

Geography

The district includes the eastern metropolitan area of Nuremberg in the west and the hills of the Frankish Alb in the east. The Pegnitz River runs through the district, coming from the northeast and leaving to the west towards Nuremberg.

Coat of arms

The upper part of the coat of arms is identical to the city arms of Nuremberg. In the bottom part there is a water wheel representing the watermills on the river Pegnitz.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Altdorf
  2. Hersbruck
  3. Lauf
  4. Röthenbach
  5. Velden
  1. Alfeld
  2. Burgthann
  3. Engelthal
  4. Feucht
  5. Happurg
  6. Hartenstein
  7. Henfenfeld
  8. Kirchensittenbach
  9. Leinburg
  10. Neuhaus
  11. Neunkirchen

  1. Offenhausen
  2. Ottensoos
  3. Pommelsbrunn
  4. Reichenschwand
  5. Rückersdorf
  6. Schnaittach
  7. Schwaig
  8. Schwarzenbruck
  9. Simmelsdorf
  10. Vorra
  11. Winkelhaid

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