Kronach

town in Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany

Kronach is a town in Upper Franconia, Germany, in the Frankenwald area. It is the capital of the district Kronach.

Kronach
Historical town centre with the Haßlach River
Historical town centre with the Haßlach River
Coat of arms of Kronach
Location of Kronach within Kronach district
Kronach in KC.svg
Kronach is located in Germany
Kronach
Kronach
Kronach is located in Bavaria
Kronach
Kronach
Coordinates: 50°14′28″N 11°19′41″E / 50.24111°N 11.32806°E / 50.24111; 11.32806Coordinates: 50°14′28″N 11°19′41″E / 50.24111°N 11.32806°E / 50.24111; 11.32806
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictKronach
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Angela Hofmann[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total66.99 km2 (25.86 sq mi)
Elevation
318 m (1,043 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total16,701
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
96317
Dialling codes09261
Vehicle registrationKC
Websitewww.kronach.de

GeographyEdit

PlaceEdit

Kronach is at the southwestern edge of the Franconian Forest. The rivers Haßlach, Kronach and Rodach unite in Kronach.

Town districtsEdit

Kronach is divided into the following districts:

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Kronach is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.
  3. "Partner- & Partnerschaften". kronach.de (in German). Kronach. Retrieved 2021-05-03.

Other websitesEdit