Rothenburg ob der Tauber

town in Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber (German pronunciation: [ˈʁoːtn̩bʊʁk ʔɔp deːɐ̯ ˈtaʊbɐ] (audio speaker iconlisten); East Franconian: Rothenburch ob da Tauber or Rothaburch) is a town in Ansbach, a district (Landkreis) in Middle Franconia.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Plönlein with Kobolzeller Steige and Spitalgasse
Plönlein with Kobolzeller Steige and Spitalgasse
Coat of arms of Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Location of Rothenburg ob der Tauber within Ansbach district
Rothenburg ob der Tauber in AN.svg
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is located in Germany
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is located in Bavaria
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Coordinates: 49°23′N 10°11′E / 49.383°N 10.183°E / 49.383; 10.183Coordinates: 49°23′N 10°11′E / 49.383°N 10.183°E / 49.383; 10.183
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
DistrictAnsbach
Government
 • MayorWalter Hartl (Für Rothenburg)
Area
 • Total41.68 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,238
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
91541
Dialling codes09861
Vehicle registrationAN, DKB, FEU, ROT
Websitewww.rothenburg.de

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Twin townsEdit

Notable peopleEdit

  • Georg Falck (1630–1689), organist at the St. James' Church, composer and music theorist
  • Franz Boll (1867–1924), science historian and librarian
  • Franz Leydig (1821-1908), german zoologist and comparative anatomist.
  • Wilhelm Borkholder (1886–1945), jurist and Lord Mayor of Ansbach
  • Friedrich Uebelhoer (1893–1945), politician (NSDAP)
  • Wilhelm Heer (1894–1961), politician (NSDAP), Member of Reichstag
  • Christof Stählin (1942–2015), author
  • Otto A. Böhmer (born 1949), author
  • Christian Mittermeier (born 1965), cook
  • Johann Friedrich (von) Hessing (1838-1918)constructor of "Hessingsches Wildbad"

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.

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