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Location in the municipality of Litzendorf in the Bamberg district
View from the south

Schammelsdorf is a district of the municipality of Litzendorf in the Bamberg district with 785 inhabitants. The Franconian Marienweg runs through the village .


The name Schammelsdorf means Schammel's village . This name was mentioned in a document in 1308. The ending -dorf suggests that it was founded in the Carolingian era , i.e. in the period between 800 and 900 AD. The village was not mentioned in a document until 1393, when the Bamberg Bishop Lampert confirmed the determination of an estate in Schammelsdorf.

On May 1, 1978, the previously independent community of Schammelsdorf was dissolved and incorporated into Litzendorf.

The new Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help was built in 2004 and consecrated on June 17, 2005.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart and Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 673 .

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Coordinates: 49 ° 56 '  N , 11 ° 0'  E