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Amberg-Sulzbach - DE234

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

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number of inhabitants2020103 049
population density201982.1
old-age dependency ratio202032.6

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

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


Current statistics

August 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 217147, of which 96156 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (3.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (13.9 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.1 % (13.8 %), Kežmarok 18.7 % (10.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Hlohovec 4.1 %, Nitra 4.1 %, Piešťany 4.1 %, Bratislava V 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.2 %