Wunsiedel (district)

district of Bavaria, Germany

Wunsiedel (German: Landkreis Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge) is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany.

Wunsiedel
Coat of arms of Wunsiedel
Coat of arms
Country Germany
StateBavaria
Adm. regionUpper Franconia
CapitalWunsiedel
Area
 • Total606.40 km2 (234.13 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total73,260
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationWUN
Websitelandkreis-wunsiedel.de

The district is in the mountains of the Fichtelgebirge, with the highest elevation the 1051 m high Schneeberg. The river Ohře (German: Eger) starts in the district.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

 
Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Wunsiedel
Towns Municipalities
  1. Arzberg
  2. Hohenberg an der Eger¹
  3. Kirchenlamitz
  4. Marktleuthen
  5. Marktredwitz
  6. Schönwald
  7. Selb
  8. Weißenstadt
  9. Wunsiedel
  1. Bad Alexandersbad¹
  2. Höchstädt im Fichtelgebirge¹
  3. Nagel¹
  4. Röslau
  5. Schirnding¹
  6. Thiersheim¹
  7. Thierstein¹
  8. Tröstau¹

¹ administrated inside a Verwaltungsgemeinschaft

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 50°05′N 12°05′E / 50.08°N 12.08°E / 50.08; 12.08