cultural region of Germany in Bavaria

Franconia (German: Franken German pronunciation: [ˈfʁaŋkn̩]; Franconian dialect: Franggn [ˈfrɑŋɡŋ̍]) is the northern part of the German federal state of Bavaria. This region is divided in three smaller regions: Oberfranken, Mittelfranken, and Unterfranken. The biggest city in Franconia is Nuremberg.

  • Franken
  • Franggn
Cultural region of Germany
Anthem: "Frankenlied"
Location of Franconia
Country Germany
Largest cities1. Nuremberg 2. Würzburg 3. Fürth 4. Erlangen 5. Bamberg
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg

Other large cities in Franconia are Coburg, Aschaffenburg, Würzburg, Erlangen, Fürth, Bamberg, Bayreuth, Schweinfurt and Hof.

Rivers change

The most important river in Franconia is the Regnitz, which is 63.7 km (39.6 mi) in length.