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The Memorandum of Friendship and Cooperation between the Municipal District of Prague 6 and the German town Bayreuth was signed in 2008. The cooperation is primarily oriented on culture, education, sports, social work, and community issues.
The statutory town of Bayreuth is located in northern Bavaria. It is the capital of the governmental district of Upper Franconia and has a population of 73,000. The town is renowned for its annual summer Richard Wagner Festspiele opera festival. More than 9,000 students study at the local university.
Bayreuth was founded around the year 1150 on an old trade route from Würzburg to Prague. The town has a Baroque and Rococo character. Significant buildings include the Festival Theatre, the Margravial Opera House, the New Palace, the Palace Church at the Old Palace and the Eremitage Park. It is a town where composer Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883) lived and Franz Liszt is buried.