Upper Franconia

Upper Franconia is a Regierungsbezirk of the state of , southern . It forms part of the historically significant region of , the others being and , which are all now part of the German Federal State of Bayern.
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is in Upper Franconia. The town has slightly over 70,000 residents. Photo: Ermell, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The festival city of in Upper is relatively quiet most of the year until the Richard Wagner Festival settles in for 30 days every summer. Photo: Benreis, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in Upper Franconia. has been a household name since the 19th century as the… Photo: Benreis, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in Upper Franconia in Bavaria. , meaning farm estate, is a very common German place name, but this one is specifically an der Saale. Photo: Mediaman71, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a town in Upper Franconia in northern , and also the seat of the administrative . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in . Its main claim to fame is a high brewery density, which albeit much diminished with economic consolidation was historically quite remarkable. Photo: Ermell, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town of 1,300 people in Upper Franconia. Photo: Janericloebe, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the district in Upper Franconia, , , with a population of approximately 15,000 inhabitants. Photo: Gliwi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is town in , located in the district of Upper Franconia. Photo: Gliwi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Upper Franconia. Its main claim to fame is being the birthplace of Levi Strauß the inventor of the Blue Jeans and founder of the namesake company. Photo: Clemensfranz, CC BY 2.5.

The Fichtel Mountains, form a small horseshoe-shaped mountain range in northeastern , . Photo: Ermell, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an upland in , northern and a popular tourist retreat. Photo: Ermell, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small, unincorporated village divided between the towns of Töpen, Upper Franconia, and Gefell, . Photo: AndreasPraefcke, CC BY 3.0.

Upper Franconia

Latitude of center
49.8333° or 49° 50' north
Longitude of center
11.3333° or 11° 20' east
368 metres (1,207 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Oberfranken
  • Arabic: أُوبِرَ فرَانكن
  • Arabic: فرانكونيا العليا
  • Arabic: فرنكونيا العليا
  • Arabic: محافظة فرنكونيا العليا
  • Aragonese: Alta Franconia
  • Armenian: Վերին Ֆրանկոնիա
  • Asturian; Bable: Alta Franconia
  • Azerbaijani: Yuxarı Frankoniya
  • Basque: Frankonia Garaia
  • Bavarian: Obafrankn
  • Belarusian: Верхняя Франконія
  • Bulgarian: Горна Франкония
  • Catalan: Oberfranken
  • Cebuano: Upper Franconia
  • Chinese: 上弗兰肯行政区
  • Chuvash: Тури Франкони
  • Czech: Horní Franky
  • Danish: Oberfranken
  • Dutch: Bezirk Oberfranken
  • Dutch: Oberfranken
  • Dutch: Regierungsbezirk Oberfranken
  • Esperanto: Supra Frankonio
  • Estonian: Ülem-Frangimaa
  • Estonian: Ülem-Frangimaa ringkond
  • Finnish: Oberfranken
  • French: District de Haute-Franconie
  • French: Haute-Franconie
  • French: district de Haute-Franconie
  • Gallegan: Alta Franconia
  • German: Mainkreis
  • German: OFr
  • German: Oberfranken
  • German: Oberfranken (Bezirk)
  • German: Obermainkreis
  • German: Regierungsbezirk Oberfranken
  • Greek: Άνω Φρανκονία
  • Hebrew: פרנקוניה עילית
  • Hungarian: Felső-Frankföld
  • Indonesian: Oberfranken
  • Interlingue: Supra Franconia
  • Italian: Alta Franconia
  • Italian: Distretto governativo dell'Alta Franconia
  • Japanese: オーバーフランケン
  • Japanese: オーバーフランケン県
  • Japanese: オーバーフランケン行政管区
  • Korean: 오버프랑켄 현
  • Korean: 오버프랑켄현
  • Kurdish: Frankonyaya Jorîn
  • Letzeburgesch: Regierungsbezierk Uewerfranken
  • Letzeburgesch: Uewerfranken
  • Lombard: Alta Francònia
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Böverfranken
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Opperfranken
  • Macedonian: Горна Франконија
  • Northern Frisian: Oberfranken
  • Norwegian: Oberfranken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oberfranken
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Уæллаг Франкони
  • Persian: فرانکن علیا
  • Polish: Górna Frankonia
  • Portuguese: Alta Francónia
  • Romanian: Franconia Superioară
  • Russian: Верхняя Франкония
  • Serbian: Горња Франконија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gornja Frankonija
  • Spanish: Alta Franconia
  • Swedish: Oberfranken
  • Tajik: Франконияи Болоӣ
  • Tatar: Югары Франкония
  • Thai: โอเบอร์ฟรังเคิน
  • Ukrainian: Верхня Франконія
  • Urdu: فرینکونیا بالا
  • Vietnamese: Oberfranken
  • Distretto dell'Alta Franconia

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