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Schwandorf is a town on the river Naab in the Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, which is the seat of the Schwandorf district.

Schwandorf
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Schwandorf
Coat of arms
Schwandorf  is located in Germany
Schwandorf
Schwandorf
Location of Schwandorf within Schwandorf district
Schwandorf in SAD.svg
Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000Coordinates: 49°19′42″N 12°6′36″E / 49.32833°N 12.11000°E / 49.32833; 12.11000
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Schwandorf
Government
 • Lord Mayor Andreas Feller (CSU)
Area
 • Total 123.76 km2 (47.78 sq mi)
Elevation 366 m (1,201 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 28,621
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 92421
Dialling codes 0 94 31
Vehicle registration SAD
Website www.schwandorf.de

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SightsEdit

 
Catholic parish church of St. Jakob
 
Anti nuclear reprocessing plant Wackersdorf ex-voto in Kreuzberg Church

SportsEdit

The towns association football club, 1. FC Schwandorf, experienced its greatest success in the late 1950s and 1960 when it spent thirteen seasons in the third division Bayernliga.

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