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Amberg
Amberg Altstadt.jpg
Coat of arms of Amberg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberpfalz
District Urban district
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 42,207
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
92224
Dialling codes 09621
Vehicle registration AM
Website www.amberg.de

Amberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is in the Oberpfalz ("Upper Palatinate"), roughly half way between Regensburg and Bayreuth. Population: 44,200 (2001).

Amberg became a center for the mining of iron ore in 1270. In the 1800s a blast furnace was built in the town.

Twin towns

Amberg is twinned with these towns:

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