Ebern is a town in the Haßberge district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 22 km southwest of Coburg and 23 km northwest of Bamberg. The population of Ebern is about 8,000 people. Its mayor is Robert Herrmann. Ebern is about 1,000 years old. It has an intact defensive wall. Ebern was named after a boar ("Eber" in German).