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Wunsiedel is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of Bavariamarker, Germanymarker. Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Tirschenreuthmarker, Bayreuthmarker, Hofmarker, and to the west the Czechmarker Karlovy Vary Region.

Geography

The district is located in the mountains of the Fichtelgebirgemarker, with the highest elevation the 1051 m high Schneeberg. The river Ohřemarker ( ) originates in the district.

History

In the Bavarian communal reforms of 1972 the district was merged with the previously district-free cities Marktredwitzmarker and Selbmarker, as well as parts of the dissolved district Rehau.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows an eagle in the bottom left as the symbol of the city Marktredwitz, and a deer antler to the right as the symbol of the city Selb. In the top are the black-and-white symbol of the Zollern dynasty. The coat of arms was granted in 1974.


Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften free municipalities
  1. Arzbergmarker
  2. Hohenberg an der Egermarker¹
  3. Kirchenlamitzmarker
  4. Marktleuthenmarker
  5. Marktredwitzmarker
  6. Schönwaldmarker
  7. Selbmarker
  8. Weißenstadtmarker
  9. Wunsiedelmarker
¹ administrated inside a

Verwaltungsgemeinschaft
  1. Schirndingmarker
  2. Thiersheimmarker
  3. Tröstaumarker
    1. Bad Alexandersbadmarker(1,240)
    2. Nagel (1,970)
    3. Tröstaumarker (2,634)
  1. Röslau


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