About Forchheim

Forchheim is a town in Upper Franconia (Oberfranken) in northern Bavaria, and also the seat of the administrative district of Forchheim. Forchheim is a former royal city, and is sometimes called the “Gateway to the Franconian Switzerland”, as the region is known. Its population, as of December 2013, was 30,705, and its land area is 44.95km². Its position is 49° 44' N, 11° 04' E and its elevation is 265m above sea level.Forchheim todayIn 2005, Forchheim celebrated its 1,200th anniversary of ...

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