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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Bavaria|
|governmental district:||Upper Palatinate|
|surface:||21,69 qkm km ²|
|inhabitants:||1.600 (1. January 2006)|
|Population density:||69.57 Einwohner/km ²|
|height:||m and. NN|
|postal zip code:||92268|
|geographical situation:|| 49° 32 ' n. B.|
11° 35 ' o. L.
of the administration:
| Municipality Etzelwang|
at the city hall 1
92259 new churches b.Sulzbach Rosenb.
|mayor:||Heinl Ludwig (free voter community)|
Etzelwang is a municipality in the district Amberg Sulzbach. It lies in the west of the district. Principal place is the village Etzelwang with its church, which was established between 1721 and 1763.
Etzelwang is member of the central administrative body new churches b.Sulzbach Rosenberg.
Table of contents
the place name goes on Etzel, a Nebenform from Heinrich, first mention 1059 as “ezziliuuangen”. Politically the place belonged to boys first to the Pfalz, later to the duchy Sulzbach and then to Bavaria.
Of place of the today's church a military church level in the Middle Ages, from which nuch remainders of the walls are received only (Friedhofsmauer). The today's church built from 1721 to the completion of the tower 1763 as simultaneous church, today is Evangelist it.
With the regional reorganization in former times independent municipalities envy stone, church pure brook and Schmidtstadt were combined to the municipality envy stone. 1983 took place renaming in Etzelwang, the locality of the municipality largest with distance.
coat of arms
the municipality leads its coat of arms since 1984.
“over red sign foot, therein an increasing golden Mühlrad, in silver a red heraldische lily, beseitet from one gestümmelten black branch each, from whose point and side golden flames strike. ”
the burning branches
in the coat of arms remind meaning of the symbols representative of the many aristocracy and ruler sexes, which had the rule in Etzelwang, of the Adelsfamlie of those from fire, which were since 1466 owners of the castle envy stone. The silver field and the red sign foot are of of 14. Century to approx. 1600 derived on the castle Rupprechtstein sitting Freudenbergern. The heraldische lily is the coat of arms of the Mühlholz entliehen, a Nürnberger Patrizierfamilie, from 1576 to 102 in the possession of the yard Mark church pure brook. The Mühlrad in the foot of the coat of arms is to remind of the many mills, which stand in the Gemeindegebiet at the Lehenbach.
objects of interest
worth seeing is the lock envy stone.
by the delightful situation in Frankish law and/or. the Oberpfälzer Alb and the relative proximity (45 km) to the large city Nuremberg is Etzelwang a well visited trip goal with open-rir swimming pool, camping site and numerous restaurants as well as a ski lift system.
Web on the left of
Ammerthal | Auerbach in the Upper Palatinate | Saving country | Ebermannsdorf | Noble field | Ensdorf | Etzelwang | Freihung | Joy mountain | Giving brook | Cock brook | Hirschau | Deer brook | High castle | Illschwang | Kastl | King stone | Care-bridge | New churches with Sulzbach Rosenberg | Poppenricht | Rieden | Forging mills | Schnaittenbach | Sulzbach Rosenberg | Ursensollen | Much-hit a corner | Weigendorf