Wolfstein (principality)

Coordinates: 49°17′38″N 11°29′28″E / 49.294°N 11.491°E / 49.294; 11.491

Wolfstein (German pronunciation: [ˈvɔlfˌʃtaɪ̯n] (listen)) was a minor principality in the Holy Roman Empire, centered on Wolfstein castle, near Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz.

Lordship of Wolfstein
Herrschaft Wolfstein
1217–1383
Coat of arms of Wolfstein
Coat of arms
StatusPrincipality
CapitalWolfstein (Neumarkt district)
GovernmentPrincipality
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
1217
• Annexed by Allersberg
1383
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Franconia Duchy of Franconia
Allersberg Allersberg
The ruins of Castle Wolfstein from the air

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