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South part of the city, seen from the "Alte Veste" (Zirndorf)
South part of the city, seen from the "Alte Veste" (Zirndorf)
Coat of arms of Fürth
Fürth is located in Germany
Coordinates 49°28′0″N 11°0′0″E / 49.466667°N 11°E / 49.466667; 11
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Middle Franconia
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Thomas Jung (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 63.35 km2 (24.46 sq mi)
Elevation 295 m  (968 ft)
Population 118,358  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 1,868 /km2 (4,839 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate
Postal codes 90701 – 90768
Area code 0911

Fürth is a city in the German state Bavaria, next to Nuremberg (Nürnberg). It has about 118,000 inhabitants. The first German railway connection was between Nürnberg and Fürth.