Coburg is a town (40,994 inhabitants end 2013) located on the Itz River in Bavaria, Germany.
Coburg was first mentioned in a document dated 1056, although there was a settlement at the site that predates it called Trufalistat. One of the Thuringian states of the Wettin line, it was one of the capital cities in the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and the duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. The first King of Belgium (Leopold I, of the SCG house) was borne in Coburg in 1790. Before 1870, Coburg was a District in the Duchy of Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha. It joined with Bavaria after a popular vote in 1920.
Postmark in Germany
Postmarks in German Empire
Postmark in North German Confederation
Since 1 January 1868.
Postmarks by Thurn und Taxis
District COBURG used a postal code 270.