|Municipal assoc.||Sauldorf, Messkirch|
|• Mayor||Armin Reitze|
|• Total||47.20 km2 (18.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||806 m (2,644 ft)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Leibertingen is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Sigmaringen is a Landkreis (district) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are Reutlingen, Biberach, Ravensburg, Bodensee, Constance, Tuttlingen, and Zollernalbkreis.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France. It is Germany’s third-largest state, with an area of 35,751 km2 (13,804 sq mi) and 11 million inhabitants. Baden-Württemberg is a parliamentary republic and partly sovereign, federated state which was formed in 1952 by a merger of the states of Württemberg-Baden, Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern. The largest city in Baden-Württemberg is the state capital of Stuttgart, followed by Karlsruhe and Mannheim. Other cities are Freiburg im Breisgau, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Pforzheim, Reutlingen and Ulm.
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
Leibertingen is located 600 to 850 meters above sea level directly over the Danube valley in the Heuberg region, a plateau at the southern bound corner of the Swabian Jura, with a distance of 22 km to Sigmaringen and 24 km to Tuttlingen and belongs to the Naturpark Obere Donau. Of the total area of around 4720 hectare (as of Dec. 31 2010 ), 2127 hectare are forest, 2328 hectare are farmland and 257 hectare consist of residential and circulation areas. The so-called "Dreiländereck" (Eng. border triangle) is located underneath the nearby Wildenstein mountain. This is where Württemberg (Irndorf parish), Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Beuron parish) and Baden (Leibertingen parish) come together.
The Danube is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Swabian Jura, sometimes also named Swabian Alps in English, is a mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, extending 220 km (140 mi) from southwest to northeast and 40 to 70 km in width. It is named after the region of Swabia.
Tuttlingen is a town in Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district Tuttlingen. Nendingen, Möhringen and Eßlingen are three former municipalities that belong to Tuttlingen. The district (Kreis) includes several surrounding towns including Trossingen, Spaichingen, and Mühlheim an der Donau. Tuttlingen is located in Swabia east of the Black Forest region in the Swabian Jura.
Leibertingen forms the name-giving municipality with the adjoining villages of Altheim, Kreenheinstetten and Thalheim.
Kreenheinstetten is a village located in the district of Sigmaringen (Baden-Württemberg) in Germany.
|Coat of arms||Villages||Inhabitants (2008)||Area|
|Leibertingen (main locality)||681||1729 ha|
Leibertingen forms with the neighboring towns of Sauldorf and Meßkirch an association of its municipal administration.
Sauldorf is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Meßkirch is a town in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
In historic documents Leibertingen was mentioned in the year 1275 for the first time; Altheim however already in the year 768, and Kreenheinstetten in 793.
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Abraham a Sancta Clara, German divine, was born at Kreenheinstetten, near Messkirch. His lay name was Johann Ulrich Megerle. He has been described as "a very eccentric but popular Augustinian monk".
Altheim is a municipality in the district Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located between Schemmerhofen and Ingerkingen.
Schemmerhofen is a municipality ("Gemeinde") in the district ("Landkreis") of Biberach in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Schemmerhofen is located in the Upper Swabia region of Baden-Württemberg.
Allmendingen is a municipality in the Alb-Donau district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Staig is a municipality in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The community belongs to the Gemeindeverwaltungsverband-Kirchberg Weihungstal with headquarter in Illerkirchberg.
Heroldstatt is a village in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Krauchenwies is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Unterreichenbach is a town in the district of Calw in the Northern Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Hochdorf is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Mayor: 1986 - 31.3.2009: Roland Erhardt, since 1.4.2009: Gerhart Kuttler
Mehrstetten is a municipality in the district of Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is located seven kilometers southeast of Münsingen.
Pliezhausen is a town in the district of Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Altheim is a municipality in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Altheim (Alb) is a municipality in the Alb-Donau district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Holzkirch is a small municipality in the Alb-Donau-Kreis in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The community belongs to the administration unit Langenau.
Neenstetten is a town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Setzingen is a village in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
The Upper Danube Nature Park (German: Naturpark Obere Donau), founded in 1980, is located in the south of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and encloses primarily the districts of Tuttlingen and Sigmaringen. It encompassed initially 860 km2 that were increased by about 500 km2 in 2005. The headquarters of the nature reserve association is at Beuron. The highest proportion of the nature park is taken up by the Heuberg, the south-western plateau of the Swabian Alb, and is punctuated by the Danube.
Burg Wildenstein (Leibertingen), a fortified spur castle, built between 1200 and 1300 A.D., is situated above the Danube break-through at the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It functions now as a hostel of the German Youth Hostel Association.
Stetten is a village in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, with a population of 1018. Administratively it is part of the municipality of Achstetten.
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