Waidhaus

Waidhaus is a municipality in the district of Neustadt an der Waldnaab in Bavaria, Germany. It lies near the border with the Czech Republic, and near the major border crossing between Bavaria and the Czech Republic, where the Bavarian A6 meets the Czech D5 motorway. The closest towns are on the German side Pleystein and on the Czech side Rozvadov. A gas pipeline and a powerline also cross the border between Bavaria and the Czech Republic there.

Waidhaus
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Waidhaus
Coat of arms
Location of Waidhaus within Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab district
Waidhaus in NEW.svg
Waidhaus is located in Germany
Waidhaus
Waidhaus
Waidhaus is located in Bavaria
Waidhaus
Waidhaus
Coordinates: 49°38′30″N 12°29′40″E / 49.64167°N 12.49444°E / 49.64167; 12.49444Coordinates: 49°38′30″N 12°29′40″E / 49.64167°N 12.49444°E / 49.64167; 12.49444
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictNeustadt a.d.Waldnaab
Government
 • MayorMargit Kirzinger (SPD)
Area
 • Total37.00 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
Elevation
524 m (1,719 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,180
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
92726
Dialling codes09652
Vehicle registrationNEW
Websitewww.waidhaus.de

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

The neighbouring communities clockwise: Rozvadov, Eslarn, Pleystein, Georgenberg.

 
380 kV-powerline crossing the national border between Bavaria and Czech near Waidhaus. The pylon in the foreground stands in Bavaria the others are in the Czech Republic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.