Upper Franconia Government Region

administrative region of Franconia in Bavaria, Germany

Upper Franconia (German: Oberfranken, Bavarian: Obafrankn) 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
Flag of Upper Franconia
Flag
Coat of arms of Upper Franconia
Coat of arms
Map of Bavaria highlighting Upper Franconia
Map of Bavaria highlighting Upper Franconia
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Region seatBayreuth
Area
 • Total7,230.19 km2 (2,791.59 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total1,062,394
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Websiteregierung.oberfranken.bayern.de

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
  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.