Middle Franconia

Middle Franconia is the southernmost, central and most urbanized part of in Germany. Its heart is the urbanized area around Nuremberg Fürth and Erlangen but there are also delightful Bierkeller or natural attractions in its rural parts.

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is 's largest city, and its undisputed economic, social and cultural centre. Photo: Janericloebe, Public domain.

is a city of 113,000 people in , . Photo: Selby, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in , in the region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the administrative capital of Middle Franconia, largely due to having been a residence of the Margraves of Ansbach-Bayreuth in the past. Photo: Guido Radig, CC BY 3.0.


is a town along the in , , about halfway in between Frankfurt and Munich. Photo: Meho29, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of about 40,000 inhabitants near in the centre of the region of in the north of . Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town in famous for being the headquarters of two major sportswear companies. Photo: Helmlechner, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Mittelfranken. It is a former Reichsstadt and due to its rather small growth since the end of the Holy Roman Empire, it has escaped both wars and overzealous city planners with its old town largely intact. Photo: Bybbisch94, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Middle Franconia. The German spelling of the city's name should be read as "Weissenburg", with the "ß" character standing for "ss". Photo: Pedelecs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of some 26,000 people in Middle Franconia. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a small historic town in , Germany with a population of almost 12,000. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the district, in , Germany. Photo: Wolkenkratzer, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town to the East of , . Photo: kassandro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town with around 2,000 inhabitants in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. Photo: Aarp65, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stein, also referred to as "Stein bei Nürnberg", is a city in in the county of Fürth. Photo: Simonizer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The lies south-west of in northern , . Photo: Wolkenkratzer, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Middle Franconia

Latitude of center
49.3333° or 49° 20' north
Longitude of center
10.8333° or 10° 50' east
401 metres (1,316 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Mittelfranken
  • Arabic: فرانكونيا الوسطى
  • Arabic: فرنكونيا الوسطى
  • Arabic: محافظة فرنكونيا الوسطى
  • Aragonese: Franconia Meya
  • Armenian: Միջին Ֆրանկոնիա
  • Azerbaijani: Mərkəzi Frankoniya
  • Basque: Frankonia Erdikoa
  • Bavarian: Middlfrankn
  • Belarusian: Сярэдняя Франконія
  • Bulgarian: Средна Франкония
  • Catalan: Mittelfranken
  • Cebuano: Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken
  • Chinese: 中弗兰肯行政区
  • Chuvash: Вăта Франкони
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Orta Frankoniya
  • Czech: Střední Franky
  • Danish: Mittelfranken
  • Dutch: Bezirk Mittelfranken
  • Dutch: Middel-Franken
  • Dutch: Mittelfranken
  • Dutch: Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken
  • Esperanto: Meza Frankonio
  • Estonian: Kesk-Frangimaa
  • Estonian: Kesk-Frangimaa ringkond
  • Finnish: Mittelfranken
  • French: District de Moyenne-Franconie
  • French: Moyenne-Franconie
  • French: district de Moyenne-Franconie
  • Gallegan: Franconia Media
  • German: Bezirk Mittelfranken
  • German: Mittelfranken
  • German: Mittelfranken (Bezirk)
  • German: Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken
  • German: Rezatkreis
  • Greek: Μέση Φρανκονία
  • Hakka Chinese: Mittelfranken
  • Hausa: Mittelfranken
  • Hungarian: Közép-Frankföld
  • Indonesian: Mittelfranken
  • Interlingue: Medie Franconia
  • Italian: Distretto governativo della Media Franconia
  • Italian: Media Franconia
  • Japanese: ミッテルフランケン
  • Japanese: ミッテルフランケン県
  • Japanese: ミッテルフランケン行政管区
  • Korean: 미텔프랑켄 현
  • Kurdish: Frankonyaya Navîn
  • Latin: Provincia Franconia Media
  • Letzeburgesch: Mëttelfranken
  • Letzeburgesch: Regierungsbezierk Mëttelfranken
  • Lombard: Média Francònia
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Middelfranken
  • Macedonian: Средна Франконија
  • Northern Frisian: Mittelfranken
  • Norwegian: Mittelfranken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mittelfranken
  • Persian: فرانکن وسطی
  • Polish: Środkowa Frankonia
  • Portuguese: Mittelfranken
  • Portuguese: Média Francónia
  • Romanian: Franconia Mijlocie
  • Romanian: Mittelfranken
  • Russian: Средняя Франкония
  • Serbian: Средња Франконија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Srednja Frankonija
  • Spanish: Franconia Media
  • Swedish: Mittelfranken
  • Tajik: Франкони Миёна
  • Tajik: Франконияи Миёна
  • Tatar: Урта Франкония
  • Thai: มิทเทิลฟรังเคิน
  • Ukrainian: Середня Франконія
  • Urdu: فرینکونیا وسطی
  • Vietnamese: Mittelfranken
  • Welsh: Franconia Canol
  • Distretto della Media Franconia
  • 미텔프랑켄현

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