of these articles treats the city Fürth in Bavaria, further meanings under Fürth (term clarifying)
coat of arms map
Wappen von Fürth Karte Fürth in Deutschland
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Bavaria
governmental district: Middle Franconia
circle: Circle-free city
surface: 63.35 km ²
inhabitants: 113.427 (30. November 2005)
Population density: 1,783 inhabitants for each km ²
height: 296 m and.NN
postal zip codes: 90701-90768 (old: 8510)
Preselection: 0911
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 49° 28 ' N, 11° 00 ' O
49° 28 ' N, 11° 00 ' O
Kfz characteristic:
municipality key: 09563000
city arrangement: 28 quarters
of the city administration
king route 88
90744 Fürth
Website: www.fuerth.de
E-Mail address:
mayor: Dr. Thomas's young (SPD)

the city Fürth (Bavaria) is a circle-free city in middle Franconia, which grew together in the east with Nuremberg; the centers of both cities lie approx. 7 km from each other removes. At present Fürth hasapprox. 114,000 inhabitants (conditions: November 2005).

Fürth forms a town triangle, which the heartland of the Middle Franconian „region “(densely populated area) with the cities Nuremberg and Erlangen forms and one of the 23 upper centers of the Free State of Bavaria is. Together with their surrounding countryside these cities form the Metropolregion Nuremberg, one of 11 Metropolregionen in Germany.

There Fürth (above all from Nuremberg the refugee) Jew refuge gave, was considered long time to Fürth as „Frankish Jerusalem “.

Table of contents


city hall, v. SO

the historical core of the city is east and south the rivers Rednitz and Pegnitz, which flow together northwest the old part of town to the Regnitz. West the city, beyond of southwest tangent and Main Danube channel, that rises ford agoCity forest on. East the city Nuremberg is appropriate for the city in same height. North the fruitful, partly garlic country belonging to to the city expands . South one finds a mixed development area from broad motor roads, channel and Flussaue to the city.

neighbour municipalities

following cities and municipalitiesborder on the city Fürth, it after the clockwise direction beginning in the north are called:

Attaining and Nuremberg (both circle-free), Oberasbach, Zirndorf, Cadolzburg, Seukendorf, Veitsbronn and Obermichelbach (all district Fürth)

city arrangement

the city from Fürth is into 16 quartersarranged, which are divided partially into further quarters with own name.

  • Old part of town
  • east city
  • southern part of the town
  • Weikershof
  • Dambach
    • welfare place
    • Unterfürberg
  • barns
    • harsh old yard
    • crown oh
    • stone oh
  • Vach
    • man yard
    • Flexdorf


The name “Fürth” is derived from “Furth”, since first settlements developed around a Furth in the Rednitzgrund.


major item: History of the city Fürth

the 1007 settlement mentioned Fürth existed for the first time documentary certainly already for a long time, as an emperor Heinrich II.in thisYear the place the again-created cathedral chapter Bamberg bequeathed. In the following years the awarded market right went already under Heinrich III.at neighbouring Nuremberg lost. Even if starting from 1062 in Fürth again market could be held, then Nuremberg of larger already was in this timeMeaning. In the following centuries the rule was appropriate for the Nürnberger castle count (ansbachisch) and the Nürnberger realm city over the city to different parts and in changing arrangements with the Bamberger cathedral pin. Under these conditions it remained long time with a strongly rural coinage of the community, thataround 1600 between 1000 and 2000 inhabitants to probably only exhibit could.

In the dreissigjährigen war Fürth up to few houses was down-burned (see also old person Veste).


the following municipalities and/or. Gemarkungen became after Fürth in in common December:

inhabitant development

population trend

the number of inhabitantsfrom Fürth grew in the Middle Ages and at the beginning of the modern times because of the numerous wars, epidemics and hunger emergencies only slowly. In the dreissigjährigen war the city lost about half of its inhabitants. When Croatian soldiers 1634 Fürth anzündeten, the place burned several days long and became therebynearly completely destroys. At the end of the war only 800 humans lived in the city. 1685 settled Huguenots and reformed Christians from France in Fürth. 1700 were final the reconstruction and the population number rose to approximately 6000.

With beginning of the industrialization in 19.Century began a strong population growth. 1800 had Fürth of 12,000 inhabitants, until 1895 quadrupled themselves this number on 47.000. In the year 1950 the number of inhabitants of the city exceeded the border of 100.000, whereby it became the large city. At the end of June to 2005 lived in the city after updating of theBavarian national office for statistics and data processing 113,076 humans with main domicile - historical highest level. Thus Fürth is after Nuremberg the second largest city of middle Franconia as well as the seventh-largest city Bayerns. The foreigner portion in Fürth amounts to approximately 15 per cent (conditions 2005).

The following overview shows the numbers of inhabitants after thatrespective area conditions. Until 1818 it concerns usually around estimations, afterwards census results (¹) or official updating of the respective statistic offices and/or the city administration. The data refer starting from 1843 to „the localpresent population “, starting from 1925 to the resident population and since 1987 to those„Population at the place of the main dwelling “. 1843 ago the number of inhabitants was determined in non-uniform collection procedures.

Year inhabitant
1604 1,600
1648 800
1700 6,000
1795 12,000
1809 12,438
1818 12,700
1. July 1830 ¹ 13,900
1. December 1840 ¹ 15,100
3. December 1852 ¹ 16,700
3. December 1855 ¹ 17,341
3. December 1858 ¹ 18,241
3. December 1861 ¹ 19,100
3. December 1864 ¹ 21,100
3. December 1867 ¹ 22,500
1. December 1871 ¹ 24,580
year inhabitant
1. December 1875 ¹ 27,360
1. December 1880 ¹ 31,063
1. December 1885 ¹ 35.455
1. December 1890 ¹ 43,206
2. December 1895 ¹ 46,726
1. December 1900 ¹ 54,144
1. December 1905 ¹ 60,635
1. December 1910 ¹ 66,553
1. December 1916 ¹ 56,967
5. December 1917 ¹ 57,282
8. October 1919 ¹ 68,162
16. June 1925 ¹ 73.693
16. June 1933 ¹ 77,135
17. May 1939 ¹ 82,315
31. December 1945 86,515
year inhabitant
29. October 1946 ¹ 95,369
13. September 1950 ¹ 99,890
25. September 1956 ¹ 98,643
6. June 1961 ¹ 98,332
31. December 1965 96,125
27. May 1970 ¹ 94.774
31. December 1975 101,639
31. December 1980 99,088
31. December 1985 97,331
25. May 1987 ¹ 97,480
31. December 1990 103,362
31. December 1995 108,418
31. December 2000 110,477
30. November 2005 113,427

¹ census result



St. Michael, Westturm v. S
pc. Michael,West tower v. S

the population Fürths belonged at first to the diocese peppering castle, starting from 1007 to the diocese Bamberg. 1524 were introduced together with the city Nuremberg the reformation, so that Fürth remained over many years a Protestant city.

The lutherischen clergymen of the city became ofPc. Lorenz in Nuremberg presents. There beside the realm city Nuremberg and. A. also the Dompropstei Bamberg the city rule exercised, gave it however always also to catholics - although in terms of figures only very few - in the city. Thus z became. B. the dompropsteiliche office man and itsOfficials of the German medal house Nuremberg ago cares for.

After 1792 the Protestant municipalities Fürths were subordinated to the royal-Prussian Konsistorium in Ansbach and after the transition of the city at Bavaria became them part of the Protestant church of the Kingdom of Bavaria, which covered first lutherische and reformed municipalities. ThoseChurch municipalities belonged then to the Dekanat Zirndorf. 1885 became Fürth seat of its own Dekanats, which today to the parish district Nuremberg belongs.

At the latest since that 18. Century increased the number of the catholics in the city again. In the year 1829 the first catholic church of the city could sincethe reformation to be geweiht, the church „to our love woman “. Later developed further Pfarrgemeinden, which first to the Dekanat Nuremberg of the ore diocese Bamberg belonged. 1961 became Fürth seat of its own catholic Dekanats within the ore diocese.

The relationship of the Protestanten to the catholics amounted to in 20. Centuryabout two to one.


first Jewish inhabitants gave it in Fürth starting from 1440. In 17. Century gave it a municipality to Talmudschule, which enjoyed a high reputation. 1617 were established a synagog and to 1653 even its own hospital. It was the first Jewish hospital of Germany.1670 was taken up many Jews from Vienna, so that there was 1716 about 400 Jewish families in the city. 1807 amounted to the portion of the Jews of the total population 19%. 1830 were closed the Talmudschule. 1862 took place the establishment of oneJewish elementary school and 1882 of a middle school. The highest number of Jewish fellow citizens became 1880 with approx. 3,300 reaches. In the year 1938 the synagog in the so-called became. Realm crystal night destroyed and the Jewish population starting from 1941 deportiert predominantly. After the end of the Second World War, 1945, in Fürth a DP-camp furnished for Jewish “Displaced so mentioned person “. The camp, in at the end of already of 1945 850 inhabitants lived, in July 1950 one dissolved. The today's Israeli tables Kultusgemeinde Fürth is in the flower road 31. The previous Rabbiner NetanelWurmser became 2002 successors of Joel Berger in the office of the Landesrabbiners for Württemberg with seat in Stuttgart.


Pegnitz (Fluss), eine 2003 neu angelegte Flussschleife, von NO
Pegnitz (river), 2003 a river loop again put on, of NO

the city-ecological didactic exhibition was furnished 1999 (3 km, 10 stations) and to 2003 around a routeB (7 km, 10 stations) extends. Starting point of both routes is the subway railway station” town hall “. In the process of the didactic exhibition individual habitats in their meaning for the animal and plant world are explained (e.g. Kirchhof pc. Michael, urban cemetery, Scherbsgraben); it becomes also on the classification of certain surfaces asLandscape protection area and referred to the problem of environmentalchanging measures such as river straightening.

The duration of sunshine amounts to on the average 1766 hours per year.

for sources

the Gustav Adolph source is appropriate with Weikershof, directly to the Rednitz and only for 2000 one revived and with a pavilion one equipped. To inthe 1980er was used the source with its 19 degree warm water for a swimming pool, after its outline flowed the water, nevertheless 160 litres per minute, unused into the river.

Due to the weak hydrogen sulfide smell the source becomes also Gaggerlasquelle (Frankish dialect, about: „Source of egg “) mentioned.


Rathaus, bei Nacht
city hall, at night

coats of arms

the coat of arms of the city Fürth show in silver a three-blade green clover sheet. The city colors are white green.

The three-blade clover sheet emerges for the first time 1562 in the seals of the city, as it from a hand heldbecomes, which is beseitet of two Halbmonden. The origin is not clarified, probably decreases/goes back the threeness however on „the three-rule “during the Middle Ages. Starting from 1792 even three clover sheets appear on a three-mountain. 1818 received the city a new coat of arms, which surround a green clover sheetfrom a green branch of oak, showed.

This coat of arms was long led across 100 years. 1939 were eliminated however the branch of oak. At the same time a flag was introduced, which showed two green strips in white and in the green upper section the coat of arms. The flag became later however on the colorsWhite and green simplify.

mayors etc.

The city became to toward end 18. Century of a dompropsteilich bambergischen office man led. From the city two mayors were selected, to 1697 four, starting from 1718 eight. „Chief stood for them “to the side.

After the transition onBavaria became Fürth 1808 a city II. Class and directly the district administration subordinate. Later one called such cities „circle-free “. Starting from 1818 Fürth became a city I. Class and thus of a 1. Mayor led, 2. Mayor to the side stood. Since 1. January 1908 carry for the 1. Mayor the title mayor.

Since 2002 Thomas's young ( SPD) is mayor.

See also: List (upper) of the mayors of the city Fürth

partnerships between cities

Fürth maintains a partnership between cities with the following cities:


  • already 1957 took over the city Fürth the sponsorship for due to the Benesch decrees from its traditionalGermans from the city and the circle Bischofteinitz in the Sudetenland drove homeland out.

economics and infrastructure

the play goods industry is in Fürth a restaurant factor; from the small handicraft enterprise to the large industrial enterprise everything is represented on this sector. Unemployment amounted to in Fürth end2002 12.2 per cent.

A great importance had had the Brauwesen in Fürth in former times also. The five large breweries were Humbser, brewery Geismann, brewery of the Greens, Evora & Meyer and mountain brew. Around the previous turn of the century Fürth even still acted as beer city before Munich. „Source “, the largest distributing house of Europe, has its head office in Fürth.

During the power supply Fürth sets increasingly on solar energy. Fürth is seat of the non-profit solar information and demonstration center solvent. Since end of 2004 by Photovoltaikanlagen during the day in sunshine on the average 2 megawatts achievement are applied, thoseover the Infra Fürth, which local power supplier, into the net are fed. The plant in corroding yard on the ehemaaligen remainder garbage depot produces the principal part with nearly 1 MW achievement (to the existing 103 plants 2004 further 31 was taken in enterprise).

To the Regnitz, brieflyto the confluence of Pegnitz and Rednitz, 2003 a new pumping plant were established, which was to guarantee the artificial spray irrigation of the garlic country lain northeast.


Hauptbahnhof v. SO, im Hintergrund das Hochhaus der Sparkasse
main station v. SO, in the background the multistoried building of the savings bank

course long-distance traffic

Fürth had up toTimetable change in the winter 2003 a I alto; Courses of long-distance traffic toward peppering castle and Frankfurt/Main held there last. At present only the night train Munich holds - Berlin in Fürth.

course suburban traffic

regular one transfer-free regional connections gives it after Nurembergand/or. over Nuremberg toward new market - Regensburg - Munich or Treuchtlingen - Munich, new city a.d.Aisch - peppering castle - Frankfurt/Main, attaining - Forchheim - Bamberg - light rock - sun mountain (Thuringia) and/or. Pig ford and in the halfhour clock with the Rangaubahn over Zirndorf after Cadolzburg, as well as each hour after market Erlbach over seal village (part of the connection after peppering castle).

city traffic

for city traffic is responsible the Infra Fürth GmbH.

cycle tracks

by forced building of cycle tracks (z. B. Raft from route) since approx. 2002 become the traffic happening forall participants more complicated and for the weaker ones under this more dangerously. Often now all road users obstruct themselves mutually and the cyclists must the speed throttle, in order not to endanger and not bring around itself with road traversing in danger pedestrians. In response the use obligation becamesome cycle tracks (z. B. South side of the Ludwig route) waived and again different like the recreated cycle track in the deer road are often used for supply or camp purposes (2003/2004).

for the resting motorized individual traffic

parking lots and several multi-storey car parks are to parking lot situation (resting traffic) at the disposal. Lastbecame 2004 for 6,2 millions EUR the multi-storey car park to the Mathildenstrasse built and at the beginning of of 2005 in enterprise taken, although the available park area was not working at full capacity 2003.


in Fürth „ ford ago the message appears “as daily paper. The sheet appeared for the first time 1946 as sidewith restaurant messages in the Nürnberger message and today the Nürnberger appears to messages by from a local section for city and district, existing to two newspaper books , a Fürth under own name, but extends. On Fridays additionally “ford ago the district message” appears, it developed 1979 from the former local sections Steiner message and Zirndorfer message. The product answered for of the publishing house Nürnberger press pressure house Nuremberg GmbH & cost..

Likewise in Fürth resident the Computec Media AG, a publishing house, is which various magazines from the range electronics drives out of the Entertainment.

Resident enterprise

the distributing house source, in the meantime fused to Karstadt source, became of Gustav Schickedanz to 26. October 1927 based. KarstadtQuelle insurance came out 1984 from the retail trade company at that time source AG . The Grundig AG maintained its head office as well as several manufacturing locations from its establishment to center 2000in Fürth. The former center at the cure garden route was converted to the technology park “bank city Fürth”, in that the technical school new materials, an institute for Fraunhofer, Sellbytell, which found Computec Media AG as well as the broadcast museum a lodging. Uvex maintains its center as well as the manufacturing in the city.The Siemens AG, resident in Munich, is to be found also at several locations in Fürth. The toy producers Simba Dickie Group (Simba, Dickie, BEND) and brother are resident in Fürth. Faurecia, the largest automobile supplier of France, maintains a research and a development center for exhaust technology in Fürth barns.

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Fürth is since the establishment of the Central Institute for new materials and process technique (ZMP) of the university attaining Nuremberg at the end of of 2004 university town. University lectures or a professional school are there however not, but are appropriate mechanisms in Nuremberg and/or. Attain in close neighbourhood available.

The city hasbeside primary schools all resuming schools (hauptschule, six-form high school, High School) as well as vocational ones schools and special schools.

local mechanisms

resounding and open-rir swimming pool at the Scherbsgarten: In the free one there is a 50-Meter-Becken (with 8 courses), a Sprungbecken with 10-meter tower, a large split nonswimmer basin with Wasserspielen and a smallChute as well as an octagonal basin, which probably belong as open-rir pool to the Sauna.

At present over 50 years the old open-rir swimming pool is completely reorganized. An experience open-rir swimming pool with slide plant (opening summer 2006) develops. Despite protests the popular jump tower was removed. In addition a new develops beside the open-rir swimming poolThermal bath that at the end of of 2007 is to be opened. The indoor swimming pool, which does not become new thermal bath and the open-rir swimming pool then no more by the city Fürth claimant, but completely denationalizes.

Also Fürth queried an urban public library (Vobü) with branches, their existence since at the end of of 2003 over Internetwill can. In Burgfarrnbach there is to public library and city archives.

culture and objects of interest

city theatre Fürth
Gustavstraße, Grüner Baum, v. SO
Gustavstrasse, the Green tree, v. THUS

theatre and comedy

the city theatre Fürth are operated as appearance theatre. The building became 1902 of the desired Viennese theatre architect Fellnerand Helmer builds, which oriented itself at forms of the Italian Renaissance and the baroque.

In the Comödie Fürth in building of art nouveau Berolzheimerianum arise not only the Frankish cult Komödianten of peoples hot man and Martin racing sow, but also star of renowned German boulevard theatres.

taverns, restaurants, purchase possibilitiesetc.

Fürth possesses a relatively large tavern mile, generally as Gustavstrasse well-known, which is in the old town quarter in the proximity to the city hall. There one finds many small taverns, cafes and Cocktail bars, like the Kaffeebohne, the island, the grandstand, the Keimling, in addition, very good restaurants alsoFrankish kitchen like the Greens tree and the black cross.

In the year 1982 the 1895 established Geismannsaal ( entrance Alexanderstrasse) was the most important and largest hall construction in Fürth. In it also the famous Poculator came to bar.

Buys (” Shoppen “) can one in the town center center Fürth,in all the many retail businesses in the city center, in the purchase center in the calf settlement, in addition, in the Green resounds in the southern part of the town and on the weekly markets.


contrary to many other cities in Germany suffered Fürth in 2. World war almostno destruction by bomb attacks. Thus the historical townscape remained to a large extent received, only in few places it by modern annexes was disturbed (e.g. the multistoried buildings at the station, town redevelopment south the king route 1978/79, town hall on the goose mountain). Based on the number of inhabitants Fürth possesses the fourth-highest densityat architectural monuments under the German large cities (17 to 1000 inhabitants).

Several road courses with closed land development 19. and 20 beginning. Century coin/shape the picture of the city center, in the old part of town within the range of the town church pc. Michael are also to ensembles 17. and 18. Century. To emphasizeis the Hornschuchpromenade with variously arranged living dwelling houses of the period of promoterism and art nouveau. The historical townscape continues into the southern part of the town, however are here rather former dwelling houses for workers, which settles in a less magnificent facade design.

In the Italian style between1840 and 1850 ford ago city hall builds reminded strongly of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florenz and is the landmark of the city.


  • the Jewish museum Franconia in Fürth (king route 89), 1999 were opened to one of the two locations of the Jewish museum Franconia. In the core existencegoes the house to in 17. Century back; it became to in late 19. Century of Jewish families inhabits. Stucco ceilings, a historical tabernacle and a ritual bath in the cellar kept. The house conceived as meeting place are also a bookshop and a Cafeteria attached.
  • Ford ago broadcast museum (cure garden route 37)
  • city museum (in the lock in Burgfarrnbach, soon the city museum will move however into the old Leopold Ullstein school building)
  • since 2003 gives it with the art to gallery fürth (king place 1) a place of issue of the city for modern art with changing exhibitions.
  • Historical collection dialysis technology in the Jakob Henle house


the Evangelist church pc. Michael originates essentially from gothical time, was however later several times converted; the nave hall with an asymmetrically included powerful west tower a stretched polygonally broken choir follows in the east. The tendencyful interior goeson 19. Century back; as characteristic a Sakramentshaus ( in order 1500/10) is to be stated.

The catholic church our love woman (1824-1828) is a building of the classicism; likewise the Evangelist Auferstehungskirche (1825/26) in the today's city park, which aligns as former cemetery church north-south is. In the southern part of the town are the again-gothical church pc. Paul and the again-baroque church pc. Heinrich and Kunigunde. In addition it gives on the hard height the catholic Pfarrei to Christian king with a building of churches from the 70's of the last century.

everyday architectural monuments

Lochnersches Gartenhaus v.SSW, 2004-08-08
Lochner summer-house v.SSW, 2004-08-08

the restored Liershof1621 (file) were established as zweigeschossiger building of right parallelepipeds with high Giebelwänden and two-story Zwerchhaus from framework. Around 1700 the Lochner summer-house ( theatre route 33) developed, which 1750 (file) the polygonal stair tower was probably added.

Ford ago the city hall, with 55 m high tower in the Italian style, becameby Friedrich and/or Eduard Bürklein (the authority is disputed), pupil Friedrich of gardner, 1840-50 establishes. The tower is an adapted imitation of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florenz and is considered as landmark of the city. The building of the city hall was consequence of the collection to the city II. Class,i.e. the award of the right to an own administration. In the time of the old realm (1806 ago), everyone of the three Mr. Fürths (advice of Nuremberg cathedral-rehearses, Mark count von Ansbach from Bamberg,) had its representative office in Fürth (authority building - today supermarket at becoming green market, pc. Michaels church,Escort house - 1799 by new building replace, which fell the area rehabilitation to the victim). Of the owner the so-called. former city hall 300 m southwest the Michaelskirche is the old shooting house (house of the contactor company) in its upper floor the “whole common” met, if it itself without supervision of the domprobsteilichenOffice man to meet wanted. To the “whole common” all citizens belonged, i.e. all basic owners and manufacturing ones.

Reception building of the historical station sketched Eduard Rüber and it was established 1863/ 1864.

One finds the former slaughterhouse, now, direct to cultural forum underneath the town hall, to the Rednitz. Onthe Schwabacher road extends a brewery with buildings of 20 beginning. Jh.

Detail admission of the Gauklerbrunnens at becoming green market

of the Gauklerbrunnen, (2004) from Harro Frey created, at becoming green market is the youngest well of the city; it builds itself up from 3 independent groups of figures, oftwo by water elements are connected for those.

park plants

along the Pegnitz extends the city park changing into the Auen. Beside walking ways and banks the park offers and. A. Duck ponds, a children's playground, a mini golf course, a rose garden, one approx. 2001 strewing fruit meadow put on and somefew monuments as well as a botanischen school garden.

Stadtpark Fürth
City park Fürth
southern part of the town park of size, 2004-10-16

In the autumn 2004 the southern part of the town park on a former barracks area was transferred to the public.

See also: Art and architectural monuments of the city Fürth

regular meetings

  • May: Port celebration at the Main Danube channel
  • spring: Grafflmarkt
  • summer:Beach Volleyball tournament on the liberty
  • summer: Fürth festival in the whole city center
  • summer: Summer celebration on the hard height
  • autumn: Grafflmarkt
  • Octobers: Michaeliskirchweih, largest and most important people celebration of the city, since more than 800 years (beginning: 29.9. if it one Saturday is or on first Saturday after that29.9.)
  • December: Weihnachtsmarkt on that ford ago liberty
  • Decembers: Altstadtweihnacht of the old part of town association on the Waagplatz.

since 1996 the city

lends prices of the city Fürth in honours of its large son the Jakob water man literary award.

sport and spare time


well-knownbecame Fürth in the sport world by the traditional association and three-way German football master SpVgg Fürth (after the entry of the football department of the TSV Vestenbergsgreuth the association name reads today SpVgg Greuther Fürth). The association plays at present in the 2. Federal league (2005/2006); the Playmobil stadium is inQuarter Ronhof.

Famous Leichtathleten brought out the LAC Fürth.

Grillplatz südwestlich der Altstadt
Grill place southwest the old part of town

the baseball - crew Fürth Pirates ascended in the year 2002 into the first baseball federal league and became already in the season 2004 German vice-master.

spare time

the largest grill place in the citylies to the Rednitz, underneath the line after peppering castle and beside the open-rir swimming pool; the place is of shade-PEND-ends to trees existed and with a stove plant as well as unites solid groups of seats equipped.

There are mini golf courses in the city park and to the Pegnitz, briefly before the confluence with thatRednitz underneath the city cemetery.


  • the most famous son of the city is Henry Kissinger, the z. B. 1959, 1988, 1994 and 2004 Fürth visited last; since 1998 he is also honour citizen.
  • Also the former German Federal Chancellor Ludwig Erhard originates from Fürth.
  • Karl May, German football player, world champion 1954
  • harsh ore Erhardt, German football player, world champion 1954, WM-participant 1954/58/62
  • Jakob water man, writer

see also: List of the honour citizens of Fürth and list of the sons and daughters of the city Fürth


  • Dehio: Bavaria I: Franconia, 2. Aufl., Munich 1999, S.363ff.
  • Adolf Schwammberger: Fürth from A to Z. A historical encyclopedia, Fürth 1968.
  • Gerd roll ago (Hg.): Fürth - the clover sheet city, Fürth 1991.
  • Gerd roll ago: Ford ago the old part of town, Fürth 1990.
  • Andrea summer, ford ago the southern part of the town [(I)], in: Ford agoHomeland sheets, NF 39, 1989, S. 1; (II), NF 40, 1990, S. 1; (III), NF 40, 1990, S. 81; (IV), NF 41, 1991, S. 10.
  • Ralf Nestmeyer: “Nuremberg, Fürth, Erlangen”, travel guide, Michael Mueller publishing house, attaining 2006. ISBN 3-89953-318-6.
  • Bavarian city book; V 1 bound. Volume under,Central and Upper Franconia from “German city book. Manual of urban history " - on behalf of the working group of the historical commissions and with support of the German city daily, the German standard ware and the German municipality daily, hrsg. by Erich Keyser, Stuttgart, 1971
  • Katrin Bielefeldt: History of the Jews in Fürth. For many centuries oneHomeland (historical walks 3, Hg. of history for all registered association) sand mountain publishing house, Nuremberg 2005. ISBN 3-930699-44-3.

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