Steinbach am Wald

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Steinbach a.Wald
Coat of arms of Steinbach a.Wald
Coat of arms
Steinbach a.Wald is located in Germany
Steinbach a.Wald
Steinbach a.Wald
Location of Steinbach a.Wald within Kronach district
Steinbach am Wald in KC.svg
Coordinates: 50°25′57″N 11°21′39″E / 50.43250°N 11.36083°E / 50.43250; 11.36083Coordinates: 50°25′57″N 11°21′39″E / 50.43250°N 11.36083°E / 50.43250; 11.36083
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Kronach
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Löffler[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total 35.47 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Elevation 584 m (1,916 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total 3,145
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 96361
Dialling codes 09263, 09268, 09269
Vehicle registration KC
Website www.steinbach-am-wald.de

Steinbach is a municipality in the district of Kronach in Bavaria in Germany.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1190. Until 1388 it was part of 'Eygen Teuschnitz', a large estate of Langheim monastery.

Economy[edit]

Biggest employer is Wiegand-Glas with branches in Großbreitenbach, Slovakia and South Africa.

Events[edit]

Every July, an association called "Zechgemeinschaft" celebrates the traditional fair. Unmarried young people dress themselves with the traditional clothes of the village and invite their guests to dance with them to typical music. In August, the rifle club's festival takes place.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.radioeins.com/steinbach-am-wald-loeffler-ist-neuer-buergermeister-7638945/
  2. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.

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