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

CONTENTS

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

HISTORY

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
Nuremberg
.

GEOGRAPHY

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

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

TOWNS AND MUNICIPALITIES

Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Nürnberger Land
Nürnberger Land

TOWNS MUNICIPALITIES

* Altdorf bei Nürnberg * Hersbruck
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
Pommelsbrunn
* Reichenschwand * Rückersdorf * Schnaittach * Schwaig * Schwarzenbruck * Simmelsdorf * Vorra * Winkelhaid

REFERENCES

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