Ansbach

Ansbach ( ), originally Onolzbach,(Onz’s-bach or-“brook”) also known initially as Anspach, a city in Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the administrative region of Middle Franconia. Ansbach is situated 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Nuremberg and 90 miles (140 km) north of Munich, on the Fränkische Rezat (Rezat River), a tributary of the Main river. As of 2004, its population was 40,723. Developed in the 8th century as a Benedictine monastery, it later became the house of Hohenzellora family in 1331. Later in 1460 Margraves of Branderberg –Anspach lived here. Anspach is also home to a US Military base. It was not damaged during world wars and hence retains its original historical baroque sheen. The city also has castle known as Margrafen–Schloss built between 1704-1738.

Ansbach is location of the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences. The city is connected by the autobahn A6 and the highways B13 and B14. Ansbach station is on the Nürnberg–Crailsheim and Treuchtlingen–Würzburg railways and is the terminus of line S4 of the Nuremberg S-Bahn.

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