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Forchheim
City hall
City hall
Coat of arms of Forchheim
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Franconia
District Forchheim
Basic statistics
Area 44.95 km2 (17.36 sq mi)
Elevation 266 m  (873 ft)
Population 30,705  (31 December 2013)
 - Density 683 /km2 (1,769 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate FO, EBS, PEG
Postal code 91301
Area code 09191
Website www.forchheim.de
Location of the town of Forchheim within Forchheim district
Map

Forchheim is a German town in Upper Franconia. Next bigger cities are Nürnberg, Bamberg, Fürth, Erlangen and Coburg. There live is about 32.000 people.

It is 465 meters high and has an area of 44,46 km².


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