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Hof



Introduction of Hof
Industrial city in NE Bavaria, central Germany, on theSaale River, 31 mi NNE of Bayreuth. First mentionedin 1214, it passed to the Hohenzollerns of Nuremburgin 1373, to Prussia in 1792, and to Bavaria in 1810.Two old churches are here, the 11th-century Lorenzkircheand the Michaelskirche of c. 1230.Industrial city in NE Bavaria, central Germany, on theSaale River, 31 mi NNE of Bayreuth. First mentionedin 1214, it passed to the Hohenzollerns of Nuremburgin 1373, to Prussia in 1792, and to Bavaria in 1810.Two old churches are here, the 11th-century Lorenzkircheand the Michaelskirche of c. 1230.