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Neustadt (Waldnaab)
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Map of Bavaria highlighting the district of Neustadt (Waldnaab)
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberpfalz
Region Oberpfalz-Nord
District seat Neustadt (Waldnaab)
Area 1430 km²
Population 101,000 (2000)
Pop. density 71 /km²
Licence plate code NEW
Web page http://www.neustadt.de

Neustadt (Waldnaab) is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Schwandorf, Amberg-Sulzbach, Bayreuth and Tirschenreuth, and by the Czech Republic (Plzeň Region). The city of Weiden is enclosed by, but not belonging to the district.

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History

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Neustadt (Waldnaab), Eschenbach and Vohenstrauß.

Geography

The district is located in the mountains of the Upper Palatine Forest (Oberpfälzer Wald). The two headrivers of the Naab River, Waldnaab and Haidenaab, are both running through the district and conjoining in its southern part.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:
  • the heraldic lion of the Palatinate
  • three stars from the arms of the county of Störnstein
  • blue and white bars from the arms of the county of Leuchtenberg

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz
  2. Grafenwöhr
  3. Neustadt am Kulm
  4. Neustadt an der Waldnaab
  5. Pleystein
  6. Pressath
  7. Vohenstrauß
  8. Windischeschenbach
  1. Altenstadt an der Waldnaab
  2. Bechtsrieth
  3. Eslarn
  4. Etzenricht
  5. Floß
  6. Flossenbürg
  7. Georgenberg
  8. Irchenrieth
  9. Kirchendemenreuth
  10. Kirchenthumbach
  11. Kohlberg
  12. Leuchtenberg
  13. Luhe-Wildenau
  14. Mantel
  15. Moosbach
  1. Parkstein
  2. Pirk
  3. Püchersreuth
  4. Schirmitz
  5. Schlammersdorf
  6. Schwarzenbach
  7. Speinshart
  8. Störnstein
  9. Tännesberg
  10. Theisseil
  11. Trabitz
  12. Vorbach
  13. Waidhaus
  14. Waldthurn
  15. Weiherhammer

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Coordinates: 49°40′N 12°00′E / 49.67°N 12.0°E / 49.67; 12.0

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