|• Mayor (2020–26)||Jörg Kotzur (SPD)|
|• Total||9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||358 m (1,175 ft)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||LAU, ESB, HEB, N, PEG|
Feucht is a market town and municipality southeast of Nuremberg in the district of Nürnberger Land in Bavaria, Germany. The name Feucht (German pronunciation: [fɔʏçt]) is derived from the Old High German noun "viuhtje" - "fichta", which is the spruce tree (vernacularly Féichdn). As of 31 December 2019, Feucht had a population of 14,050. Hermann Oberth (1894–1989), one of the early fathers of space travel, lived for many years and died in Feucht.
Since the Middle Ages Feucht has been a centre for beekeeping and honey production referred to as Zeidlerei. Lebkuchen, the famous gingerbread of Nuremberg, is based on honey from Feucht.
The biggest industrial businesses in Feucht are Excella (pharma), ATOTECH, (Electronic) and Fella (agricultural forage harvesting machinery).
Feucht is home to a couple of small lakes. Its location near the Imperial Woods makes it a popular destination for hiking, cycling and outdoor recreation.
Feucht has numerous bus stops throughout the town and is serviced by VGN/VAG busline with direct service to Nuremberg.
Feucht is located on the Autobahn A9 (motorway / interstate) and the Federal Highway B8.
Feucht has a station on the Nuremberg–Regensburg line and is served by both RB regional trains and Nuremberg S-Bahn trains.