Hilpoltstein

municipality of Germany

Hilpoltstein (German pronunciation: [ˈhɪlpɔltˌʃtaɪ̯n] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in Roth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is 10 km southeast of Roth bei Nürnberg and 30 km south of Nuremberg, close to the lake 'Rothsee.

Hilpoltstein
Former residence of Johann Friedrich, Count Palatine of Sulzbach-Hilpoltstein and Church of Saint John the Baptist
Former residence of Johann Friedrich, Count Palatine of Sulzbach-Hilpoltstein and Church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms of Hilpoltstein
Location of Hilpoltstein within Roth district
Hilpoltstein in RH.svg
Hilpoltstein is located in Germany
Hilpoltstein
Hilpoltstein
Hilpoltstein is located in Bavaria
Hilpoltstein
Hilpoltstein
Coordinates: 49°11′N 11°11′E / 49.183°N 11.183°E / 49.183; 11.183Coordinates: 49°11′N 11°11′E / 49.183°N 11.183°E / 49.183; 11.183
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMiddle Franconia
DistrictRoth
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Markus Mahl[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total91.42 km2 (35.30 sq mi)
Elevation
380 m (1,250 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,852
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91161
Dialling codes09174
Vehicle registrationRH, HIP
Websitewww.hilpoltstein.de

Annual EventsEdit

  • Spring Concert of the town's brass band (April)
  • Medieval festival with knights tournament (May)
  • Challenge Roth: World's largest long-distance triathlon (July)
  • Burgfest - Popular folk fair with medieval pageant, flea market in the old town, beer tent, fireworks (1st weekend of August)
  • Kite festival (last weekend of September)
  • Christmas Market (1st weekend of the Advent)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.

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