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Kirchlauter is a municipality in the Bavarian Administrative Region of Lower Franconia in the district of Haßberge in Germany. It is a part of the Verwaltungsgemeinde of Ebelsbach.

Kirchlauter
Kirchlauter Castle, home of Franz-Ludwig Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
Kirchlauter Castle, home of Franz-Ludwig Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
Coat of arms of Kirchlauter
Coat of arms
Location of Kirchlauter within Haßberge district
Kirchlauter in HAS.svg
Kirchlauter is located in Germany
Kirchlauter
Kirchlauter
Kirchlauter is located in Bavaria
Kirchlauter
Kirchlauter
Coordinates: 50°2′39″N 10°43′4″E / 50.04417°N 10.71778°E / 50.04417; 10.71778Coordinates: 50°2′39″N 10°43′4″E / 50.04417°N 10.71778°E / 50.04417; 10.71778
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictHaßberge
Municipal assoc.Ebelsbach
Government
 • MayorKarl-Heinz Kandler (SPD)
Area
 • Total16.92 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Elevation
344 m (1,129 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,317
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
96166
Dialling codes09536
Vehicle registrationHAS

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GeographyEdit

Kirchlauter lies in the Main-Rhön Region (Bavarian Planungsregion 3).

It consists of the following boroughs: Kirchlauter, Neubrunn, and Pettstadt.

HistoryEdit

The municipality was first documented on 30 December 1145. Kirchlauter belonged to the manor of the Barons (Freiherren) of Guttenberg. Traditionally part of Bavaria, in 1810 it became a part of the Grand Duchy of Würzburg, with which it became part of Bavaria for the final time in 1814.

PoliticsEdit

The Municipal Council of Kirchlauter is made up of 13 councilmen, including the town's mayor, Jochen Steppert (CSU).

The mandate assignments in the Municipal Council are CSU 7, SPD 4, Junge Liste 1, and Free Voters 1.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
  • The information in this article is based on a translation of its German equivalent.