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Amberg-Sulzbach - DE234

EU regions: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Palatinate > Amberg-Sulzbach

map of Amberg-Sulzbach DE234
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GDP per capita in PPS of EU average202085
number of inhabitants2021102 998
population density201982.1
old-age dependency ratio202133.3

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Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Amberg-Sulzbach

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid DE234 Amberg-Sulzbach

From wikipedia:

Amberg-Sulzbach is a Landkreis (district) in Bavaria, Germany. It surrounds but does not include the city of Amberg. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Schwandorf, Neumarkt, Nürnberger Land and Bayreuth.


The history is linked with the history of the Upper Palatinate and the city of Amberg.

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former district of Amberg and the district-free city of Sulzbach-Rosenberg (the latter one lost its status as a district-free city in this administrative reform).


The district is located in the geographical centre of Bavaria, 40 km east of Nuremberg. The main axis of the region is the Vils River (an affluent of the Naab) crossing the district from north to south. West of the river the land rises to the Franconian Jura, while there are gentle hills on the eastern side in the angle between Naab and Vils. The district is mainly covered by forests, especially in its western half.

other: Upper Palatinate, Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Neumarkt, Amberg, Regensburg, Cham, Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Tirschenreuth, Regensburg, Amberg-Sulzbach, Schwandorf

neighbours: Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Amberg, Neumarkt, Schwandorf, Bayreuth, Nürnberger Land

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Amberg-Sulzbach - DE234, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE234