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Höchstadt an der Aisch, commonly known as Höchstadt, is a town in the Erlangen-Höchstadt district, in Bavaria, Germany.

Höchstadt
Town tower
Town tower
Coat of arms of Höchstadt
Coat of arms
Location of Höchstadt within Erlangen-Höchstadt district
Höchstadt an der Aisch in ERH.svg
Höchstadt is located in Germany
Höchstadt
Höchstadt
Höchstadt is located in Bavaria
Höchstadt
Höchstadt
Coordinates: 49°42′N 10°48′E / 49.700°N 10.800°E / 49.700; 10.800Coordinates: 49°42′N 10°48′E / 49.700°N 10.800°E / 49.700; 10.800
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMiddle Franconia
DistrictErlangen-Höchstadt
Subdivisions23 districts
Government
 • MayorGerald Brehm ("Junge Liste Höchstadt und Umgebung e.V.")
Area
 • Total70.90 km2 (27.37 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,422
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91315
Dialling codes09193
Vehicle registrationERH/HÖS
Websitewww.hoechstadt.de

GeographyEdit

Höchstadt is situated on the river Aisch, 18 km northwest of Erlangen and 22 km south of Bamberg. Originally it was the capital of the Höchstadt district, but then it became part of the new Erlangen-Höchstadt district.

Division of the townEdit

The town consists of 23 districts:

  • Ailersbach
  • Antoniuskapelle
  • Biengarten
  • Bösenbechhofen
  • Etzelskirchen
  • Förtschwind
  • Greiendorf
  • Greienmühle
  • Greuth
  • Großneuses
  • Jungenhofen
  • Kieferndorf
  • Kleinneuses
  • Lappach
  • Mechelwind
  • Medbach
  • Mohrhof
  • Nackendorf
  • Saltendorf
  • Schwarzenbach
  • Sterpersdorf
  • Weidendorf
  • Zentbechhofen

LeisureEdit

FoodEdit

Carp is a very important food, but only in the months with an "r" (September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April). There are various carp dishes: e.g., "blue carp", "baked carp" and "pepper carp". Carp eaten there is termed "Aischgründer Karpfen".

CultureEdit

There is an events centre (converted from a former shoe factory) that includes a music school and a library; there is an evening event most days.

SportEdit

The sports club HK Zubr Höchstadt Aisch won the German Bandy Championship in its first season, 2014/15.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.

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