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Upper Franconia
Oberfranken
Map of Bavaria highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Upper Franconia
Coordinates: 50°04′N 11°22′E / 50.06°N 11.36°E / 50.06; 11.36Coordinates: 50°04′N 11°22′E / 50.06°N 11.36°E / 50.06; 11.36
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Region seat Bayreuth
Area
 • Total 7,230.19 km2 (2,791.59 sq mi)
Population (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total 1,094,525
 • Density 151.38261/km2 (392.0791/sq mi)

Upper Franconia (Oberfranken) is a regierungsbezirk (administrative region) of the German state Bavaria. It has an area of 7,230 km² and about 1,200,000 people. It borders the German states of Sachsen and Thuringia, and also the Czech Republic. Bayreuth is its capital.

Cities and districts

Cities which are urban districts

  1. Coburg,
  2. Bamberg,
  3. Hof,
  4. Bayreuth.

Smaller cities

  1. Forchheim,
  2. Kulmbach,
  3. Lichtenfels,
  4. Marktredwitz,
  5. Neustadt bei Coburg
  6. Kronach,
  7. Rödental,
  8. Wunsiedel,
  9. Selb,
  10. Münchberg,
  11. Helmbrechts,
  12. Rehau,
  13. Stadtsteinach,
  14. Bad Staffelstein,
  15. Ebermannstadt,
  16. Burgkunstadt

Districts

  1. Coburg Rural District
  2. Bamberg Rural District
  3. Forchheim Rural District
  4. Bayreuth Rural District
  5. Lichtenfels Rural District
  6. Kronach Rural District
  7. Hof Rural District
  8. Kulmbach Rural District
  9. Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge Rural District