county town of the district of Lichtenfels in the Bavarian administrative region Upper Franconia

Lichtenfels is a German town in Franconia. Its population is about 21,000. It lies at the Main River and between Coburg and Bamberg.

Coat of arms

It is also called the German Basket City.

Its mayor is Dr. Bianca Fischer.

Sister citiesEdit


There is the A 73 Nürnberg-Coburg-Erfurt, the B173 Bamberg-Dresden and the B 289 Coburg-Rehau

Regular meetingsEdit

  1. Korbmarkt
  2. Schützenfest