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Nürnberger Land
Nürnberger Land
is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Forchheim, Bayreuth, Amberg-Sulzbach, Neumarkt, Roth and Erlangen-Höchstadt, and by the city of Nuremberg.

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1 History 2 Geography 3 Coat of arms 4 Towns and municipalities 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Nuremberg, Hersbruck
Hersbruck
and Lauf, reuniting for the first time since 1789 most of the former lands of the Imperial City of Nuremberg. Geography[edit] The district includes the eastern metropolitan area of Nuremberg
Nuremberg
in the west and the hills of the Frankish Alb
Frankish Alb
in the east. The Pegnitz River runs through the district, coming from the northeast and leaving to the west towards Nuremberg. Coat of arms[edit]

The upper part of the coat of arms is identical to the city arms of Nuremberg. In the bottom part there is a water wheel representing the watermills on the river Pegnitz.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Nürnberger Land

Towns Municipalities

Altdorf bei Nürnberg Hersbruck Lauf an der Pegnitz Röthenbach an der Pegnitz Velden

Alfeld Burgthann Engelthal Feucht Happurg Hartenstein Henfenfeld Kirchensittenbach Leinburg Neuhaus an der Pegnitz Neunkirchen am Sand

Offenhausen Ottensoos Pommelsbrunn Reichenschwand Rückersdorf Schnaittach Schwaig Schwarzenbruck Simmelsdorf Vorra Winkelhaid

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Landkreis Nürnberger Land.

Official website (German) Schwaig
Schwaig
bei Nürnberg (German)

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Urban and rural districts in the Free State of Bavaria
Bavaria
in Germany
Germany

Urban districts

Amberg Ansbach Aschaffenburg Augsburg Bamberg Bayreuth Coburg Erlangen Fürth Hof Ingolstadt Kaufbeuren Kempten Landshut Memmingen München (Munich) Nürnberg (Nuremberg) Passau Regensburg Rosenheim Schwabach Schweinfurt Straubing Weiden Würzburg

Rural districts

Aichach-Friedberg Altötting Amberg-Sulzbach Ansbach Aschaffenburg Augsburg Bad Kissingen Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen Bamberg Bayreuth Berchtesgadener Land Cham Coburg Dachau Deggendorf Dillingen Dingolfing-Landau Donau-Ries Ebersberg Eichstätt Erding Erlangen-Höchstadt Forchheim Freising Freyung-Grafenau Fürstenfeldbruck Fürth Garmisch-Partenkirchen Günzburg Haßberge Hof Kelheim Kitzingen Kronach Kulmbach Landsberg Landshut Lichtenfels Lindau Main-Spessart Miesbach Miltenberg Mühldorf München (Munich) Neuburg-Schrobenhausen Neumarkt Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim Neustadt an der Waldnaab Neu-Ulm Nürnberger Land Oberallgäu Ostallgäu Passau Pfaffenhofen Regen Regensburg Rhön-Grabfeld Rosenheim Roth Rottal-Inn Schwandorf Schweinfurt Starnberg Straubing-Bogen Tirschenreuth Traunstein Unterallgäu Weilheim-Schongau Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen Wunsiedel Würzburg

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Towns and municipalities in Nürnberger Land

Alfeld Altdorf bei Nürnberg Burgthann Engelthal Feucht Happurg Hartenstein Henfenfeld Hersbruck Kirchensittenbach Lauf an der Pegnitz Leinburg Neuhaus an der Pegnitz Neunkirchen am Sand Offenhausen Ottensoos Pommelsbrunn Reichenschwand Röthenbach an der Pegnitz Rückersdorf Schnaittach Schwaig Schwarzenbruck Simmelsdorf Velden Vorra Winkelhaid

Coordinates: 49°30′N 11°22′E / 49.500°N 11.367°E / 49.500; 11.367

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 132546

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