Windsbach


Windsbach

Infobox German Location
Art = Stadt
Wappen = Wappen von Windsbach.pnglat_deg = 49 |lat_min = 15
lon_deg = 10 |lon_min = 49
Lageplan =
Bundesland = Bayern
Regierungsbezirk = Mittelfranken
Landkreis = Ansbach
Höhe = 383
Fläche = 68.17
Einwohner = 6053
Stand = 2006-12-31
PLZ = 91575
Vorwahl = 09871
Kfz = AN
Gemeindeschlüssel = 09 5 71 226
Straße = Hauptstraße 15
Website = [http://www.windsbach.de/ www.windsbach.de]
Bürgermeister = Wolfgang Seidel
Partei = SPD

Windsbach is a town in the district of Ansbach, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 20 km east of Ansbach, and 29 km southwest of Nuremberg.

Politics

* First mayor: Wolfgang Seidel (SPD)
* Second mayor: Norbert Kleinöder (Hinterland of Windsbach)
* Third mayor: Karl Schuler (SPD)

City Council

The City Council has (including the 1. Mayor) 21 members:

(Status: Community Elections from the 2nd of March 2008)

Geographical Location

Windsbach is located in the Rangau area at the Franconian Rezat River. The citys position is 20 km eastward of the district capital Ansbach and 40 km southwestern of Nuremberg. Beside the Franconian Rezat River the Aurach, a side arm of the Rednitz River flows through the community area.

The following communities surround Windsbach (beginning north going clockwise direction): Rohr, Kammerstein, Abenberg, Spalt, Mitteleschenbach, Wolframs-Eschenbach, Lichtenau, Neuendettelsau and Heilsbronn.

uburbs

Windsbach consists out of 29 suburbs

Famous Institutions

Windsbach is famous for its high school, the Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Gymnasium, which is named after the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. It is one of the best schools in Bavaria and teaches among other things modern languages (English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, e. g.), old languages (Latin, Old Greek), maths, physics and chemistry (of cause the are much more standard subjects like history, geography, biology, religious education, P.E., art e.g.)

Windsbach is also the home of the Windsbach Boys Choir which was founded in 1946 and since 1978 under the direction of Karl-Friedrich Beringer. The choir is one of the most renowned boy's choirs of the world.

Memberships

Windsbach is member in the following institutions and organisations:
* [http://www.dag-wmf.com German-American Society of West Middle Franconia e.V.]
* [http://www.komma-allianz.de/ Regional Community Alliance "kommA"]

Hotels & Taverns

List of hotels, pensions and guesthouses/taverns in Windsbach, which have a presence in the internet:
* [http://www.gasthaus-pension-rezatgrund.de Guesthouse & Pension Rezatgrund]
* [http://www.wiesingerhof.de/ Guesthouse & Pension Wiesingerhof]
* [http://www.landgasthof-dorschner.de/ Country Guesthouse & Pension Dorschner]
* [http://www.landhotel-schwarz.de/ Guesthouse & Pension Schwarz]

Other Links to Windsbach

* [http://www.windsbacher-knabenchor.de/EN/top.php5?action=chor Homepage of the Windsbach Boys Choir]
* [http://www.musikschule-rezat-moenchswald.de Homepage of the Music School of Windsbach]
* [http://www.jsbg.de Homepage of the Johann-Sebastian-Bach High School of Windsbach]
* [http://www.feuerwehr-windsbach.de Homepage of the Windsbach Fire Department]


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