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Coat of arms of Berching
Coat of arms
Berching   is located in Germany
Location of Berching within Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz district
Berching in NM.svg
Coordinates: 49°6′N 11°26′E / 49.100°N 11.433°E / 49.100; 11.433Coordinates: 49°6′N 11°26′E / 49.100°N 11.433°E / 49.100; 11.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz
 • Mayor Ludwig Eisenreich (CSU)
 • Total 131.18 km2 (50.65 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,567
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92334
Dialling codes 08462
Vehicle registration NM

Berching is a town in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany.

Berching is a historical town with a fully preserved town wall and low streamlet. The first settlement was registered in 883, so it is more than 1100 years old. Berching is located in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal, 20 km south of Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz. The old city or altstadt is surrounded by a large wall interspaced with towers. One of the towers has been converted into a 6-story apartment. A small inn called the Blaue Traube is also located in the city center.

Christoph Willibald Gluck 1775


Historic altstadt tower converted into an apartment building


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