Weiherhammer

Weiherhammer is a municipality in the district of Neustadt an der Waldnaab in Bavaria, Germany.

Weiherhammer
Coat of arms of Weiherhammer
Coat of arms
Location of Weiherhammer within Neustadt a.d.Waldnaab district
Weiherhammer in NEW.svg
Weiherhammer is located in Germany
Weiherhammer
Weiherhammer
Weiherhammer is located in Bavaria
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Weiherhammer
Coordinates: 49°38′N 12°4′E / 49.633°N 12.067°E / 49.633; 12.067Coordinates: 49°38′N 12°4′E / 49.633°N 12.067°E / 49.633; 12.067
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberpfalz
DistrictNeustadt a.d.Waldnaab
Municipal assoc.Weiherhammer
Government
 • MayorWerner Windisch (SPD)
Area
 • Total39.89 km2 (15.40 sq mi)
Elevation
394 m (1,293 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,831
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
92729
Dialling codes09605
Vehicle registrationNEW
Websitewww.weiherhammer.de

HistoryEdit

Weiherhammer, originally Beckendorf, belonged to the Wittelsbach duchy Neuburg-Sulzbach. Since 1777 it was the a part of the Bavaria electorate. In 1934 Beckendorf was renamed Weiherhammer and received communal autonomy in 1952. In 1972 Dürnast and Trippach were incorporated into Weiherhammer.

PopulationEdit

In 1970 the population was 3,406; in 1987, 3,655; and in 2000, 4,199.

IndustryEdit

  • Located on the edges of town, Pilkington Float Glass Factory, which is also a local landmark as it has 2140 metre tall chimneys, and BHS Corrugated, a producer of corrugating rolls.

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.

NotesEdit

BHS Corrugated ==External links==