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Würzburg - DE263

EU regions: Germany > Bavaria > Lower Franconia > Würzburg

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flag of Würzburg DE263 coat of arms Würzburg DE263
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2020200
number of inhabitants2021126 954
population density20191470.2
old-age dependency ratio202129.6

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Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Würzburg

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 DE263 Würzburg

From wikipedia:

Würzburg (UK: , US: , German: [ˈvʏʁtsbʊʁk] (listen); Main-Franconian: Wörtzburch) is a city in the region of Franconia, northern Bavaria, Germany. Located on the Main River, it is the capital of the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia. The regional dialect is East Franconian.

Würzburg lies about equidistant from Frankfurt am Main and Nuremberg (each about 120 kilometers or 75 miles away). Although the city of Würzburg is not part of the Landkreis Würzburg, (i.e., district of Würzburg), it is the seat of the district's administration. The city has a population of around 130,000 people.


Early and medieval history

A Bronze Age (Urnfield culture) refuge castle stood on the site of the present Fortress Marienberg. The former Celtic territory was settled by the Alamanni in the 4th or 5th century, and by the Franks in the 6th to 7th. Würzburg was the seat of a Merovingian duke from about 650. It was Christianized in 686 by Irish missionaries Kilian, Kolonat and Totnan.

other: Lower Franconia, Würzburg, Main-Spessart, Haßberge, Schweinfurt, Kitzingen, Würzburg district, Miltenberg, Aschaffenburg, Bad Kissingen, Rhön-Grabfeld, Schweinfurt, Aschaffenburg

neighbours: Würzburg district

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Würzburg - DE263, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE263