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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
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictSchwandorf
Government
 • Lord MayorAndreas Feller (CSU)
Area
 • Total123.76 km2 (47.78 sq mi)
Elevation366 m (1,201 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total28,730
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes92421
Dialling codes0 94 31
Vehicle registrationSAD
Websitewww.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.

International relationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.