Hilpoltstein (Germany)

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49.19518 N, 11.18858 E

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Hilpoltstein is a town situated in the district of Roth (Bavaria, Germany). It is llocated 10 km (6 ml) southeast of Roth bei Nurnberg and 30 km (18,6 ml) south of Nuremberg, near the lake 'Rothsee. Hilpoltstein has a total area of 91.42 km2 (35.30 ml2) and a population of around 13,300 inhabitants (2015 census).

Origins of the town of Hilpoltstein and its castle date back to the 10th century. Town privileges were granted to Hilpoltstein in 1354. In 1799 Hilpoltstein became part of Bavaria.

Sightsof interest in Hilpoltstein include the Rathaus (town hall), remains of the town wall, accessible tower of the remains of early medieval castle, town's parish church Stadtpfarrkirche St.Johannes, Jahrsdorfer House and guest house 'Schwarzes Ross' featuring historic brewery and museum on town history and handcrafts.

Major annual events include the spring concert of town's brass band (held in April), the Medieval festival with knights tournament (in May), Worlds largest ultra-distance triathlon, Challenge Roth (in July), Kite festival (during the last weekend of September), the popular folk fair Burgfest with medieval pageant, beer tent, flea market in the old town and fireworks (during the first weekend of August), Christmas Market (the first weekend of the Advent).

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