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Coburg – DE243

EU regions: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Franconia > Coburg

map of Coburg DE243
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2021284

More on wikipedia wikidata Q14821 Coburg slovensky: DE243


number of inhabitants202341 842
population density2022862.5
old-age dependency ratio202337.3
demographic pyramid DE243 Coburg

From Wikipedia: Coburg (German pronunciation: [ˈkoːbʊɐ̯k]) is a town located on the Itz river in the Upper Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Long part of one of the Thuringian states of the Wettin line, it joined Bavaria by popular vote only in 1920. Until the revolution of 1918, it was one of the capitals of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Through successful dynastic policies, the ruling princely family married into several of the royal families of Europe, most notably in the person of Prince Albert, who married Queen Victoria in 1840. As a result of these close links with the royal houses of Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Coburg was frequently visited by the crowned heads of Europe and their families.

Coburg is also known as the location of Veste Coburg, one of Germany's largest castles. In 1530, Martin Luther lived there for six months during which he worked on translating the Bible into German.

Today, Coburg's population is close to 41,500. Since it was little damaged in World War II, Coburg retains many historic buildings, making it a popular tourist destination.



Coburg lies about 90 kilometres (56 miles) south of Erfurt and about 100 kilometres (62 miles) north of Nuremberg on the river Itz.

Other: Upper Franconia, Kulmbach, Bamberg, Coburg, Bamberg, Lichtenfels, Hof, Bayreuth, Kronach, Coburg, Forchheim, Hof, Bayreuth, Wunsiedel

Neighbours: Coburg

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Coburg – DE243, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PDE243, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164