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Neustadt an der Waldnaab (district)

Neustadt an der Waldnaab
District
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Oberpfalz
Capital Neustadt a.d. Waldnaab
Area
 • Total 1,430 km2 (550 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 95,447
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration NEW
Website www.neustadt.de

Neustadt an der Waldnaab is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Schwandorf, Amberg-Sulzbach, Bayreuth and Tirschenreuth, and by the Czech Republic (Plzeň Region). The city of Weiden in der Oberpfalz is enclosed by, but not belonging to the district.

History

The district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Eschenbach and Vohenstrauß.

Geography

The district is located in the mountains of the Upper Palatine Forest (Oberpfälzer Wald). The two headstreams of the River Naab

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