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Gerolzhofen is a town in the district of Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany. The town is the former center of the district of Gerolzhofen and has about 7,000 inhabitants. The mayor of Gerolzhofen is Thorsten Wozniak (CSU).

Gerolzhofen
Center of the town
Center of the town
Coat of arms of Gerolzhofen
Coat of arms
Location of Gerolzhofen within Schweinfurt district
Gerolzhofen in SW.svg
Gerolzhofen is located in Germany
Gerolzhofen
Gerolzhofen
Gerolzhofen is located in Bavaria
Gerolzhofen
Gerolzhofen
Coordinates: 49°54′N 10°21′E / 49.900°N 10.350°E / 49.900; 10.350Coordinates: 49°54′N 10°21′E / 49.900°N 10.350°E / 49.900; 10.350
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictSchweinfurt
Subdivisions2 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorThorsten Wozniak (CSU)
Area
 • Total18.35 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Elevation
344 m (1,129 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,889
 • Density380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97447
Dialling codes09382
Vehicle registrationSW, GEO
Websitewww.gerolzhofen.de

Town partnershipsEdit

Gerolzhofen is twinned with:[2]

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

  • Ludwig Derleth (1870-1948), writer (birthplace designated)
  • Pia Beckmann (born 1963), politician (CSU), from 1 May 2002 to 30 April 2008 mayor of Würzburg
  • Winfried Nöth (born 1944) is a German linguist and semiotician[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Official website Gerolzhofen
  3. ^ Homepage at the University of Kassel