Upper Franconia Government Region

administrative region of Franconia in Bavaria, Germany

Upper Franconia (Oberfranken) is a regierungsbezirk (administrative region) of the German state Bavaria. It has an area of 7,230 km² and about 1,200,000 people. It borders the German states of Sachsen and Thuringia, and also the Czech Republic. Bayreuth is its capital.

Upper Franconia

Oberfranken
Map of Bavaria highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Upper Franconia
Map of Bavaria highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Upper Franconia
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Region seatBayreuth
Area
 • Total7,230.19 km2 (2,791.59 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total1,094,525
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Websiteregierung.oberfranken.bayern.de
Flag
coat of arms

Cities and districtsEdit

Cities which are urban districtsEdit

  1. Coburg,
  2. Bamberg,
  3. Hof,
  4. Bayreuth.

Smaller citiesEdit

  1. Forchheim,
  2. Kulmbach,
  3. Lichtenfels,
  4. Marktredwitz,
  5. Neustadt bei Coburg
  6. Kronach,
  7. Rödental,
  8. Wunsiedel,
  9. Selb,
  10. Münchberg,
  11. Helmbrechts,
  12. Rehau,
  13. Stadtsteinach,
  14. Bad Staffelstein,
  15. Ebermannstadt,
  16. Burgkunstadt

DistrictsEdit

  1. Coburg Rural District
  2. Bamberg Rural District
  3. Forchheim Rural District
  4. Bayreuth Rural District
  5. Lichtenfels Rural District
  6. Kronach Rural District
  7. Hof Rural District
  8. Kulmbach Rural District
  9. Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge Rural District