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Roth (district)

Roth
District
Country  Germany
State Bavaria
Adm. region Mittelfranken
Capital Roth
Area
 • Total 895 km2 (346 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 123,431
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration RH, HIP
Website .de.landkreis-rothwww

Roth is a district in Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the northeast and clockwise) the districts of Nürnberger Land, Neumarkt, Eichstätt, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Ansbach and Fürth, and the cities of Schwabach and Nürnberg.

In medieval times the area was ruled by many lords. Brandenburg-Ansbach and Nürnberg owned possessions in the territory, and other parts were the property of clerical states. When these clerical states were dissolved in 1803, the territory fell to Bavaria.

The district was established

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