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Flag of Amberg  Coat of arms of Amberg
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CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayor (2020–26) Michael Cerny[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total50.04 km2 (19.32 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total42,348
 • Density846.28/km2 (2,191.86/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
92224
Vehicle registrationAM
Websitewww.amberg.de

Amberg (German pronunciation: [ˈambɛrk] ( listen)) is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is in the Oberpfalz ("Upper Palatinate"), roughly half way between Regensburg and Bayreuth. Population: 44,200 (2001).

Amberg became a center for the mining of iron ore in 1270. In the 1800s a blast furnace was built in the town.[3]

Twin towns

Amberg is twinned with these towns:

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