|• Mayor||Peter Kornell (FWG)|
|• Total||60.19 km2 (23.24 sq mi)|
|Elevation||203 m (666 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Arts and cultureEdit
Volkach's main tourist attraction is its annual wine festival.
Located outside the town but inside the municipal territory is the late-Gothic pilgrimage church Maria im Weingarten with a Madonna by Tilman Riemenschneider. It was stolen in 1962 but later recovered.
Sons and daughters of the placeEdit
- 1945–1948: Josef Michael Erb
- 1948–1970: Georg Berz
- 1970–1990: Friedrich Ruß
- 1990–2002: Karl Andreas Schlier
- since 2002: Peter Kornell, reelected in 2008 and 2014
Connected to VolkachEdit
- Friedrich Funk (1900-1963), politician (CSU), farmer and member of the Bundestag 1949-1963, lived until his death in the village