Dietfurt is a town in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Altmühl, 38 km west of Regensburg. It is known as the "Bavarian China", Chinese is one of the town's official languages, and a "Chinese Culture Festival" is held in Dietfurt on a yearly basis.

During the "Chinese Carnival" locals dress up in Asian costumes and hand over the rule of their town -- at least metaphorically -- to a "Chinese emperor" chosen from among the townspeople. The town's mayor is relegated to the status of "imperial Mandarin" for the week.

Things to See & Do

* Chinese Culture Festival

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 78.84 km²
Population – 6050 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

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