Oberwolfach

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Oberwolfach
Coordinates: 48°19′N8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217 Coordinates: 48°19′N8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
   Mayor Jürgen Nowak
Area
  Total 51.27 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation 323 m (1,060 ft)
Population (2015-12-31) [1]
  Total 2,571
  Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77709
Dialling codes 07834
Vehicle registration OG
Website oberwolfach.de

Oberwolfach is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the site of the Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach, or Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.

Baden-Württemberg State in Germany

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 Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

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, Lake Constance and the High Rhine 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.

Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach

The Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach in Oberwolfach, Germany, was founded by mathematician Wilhelm Süss in 1944.

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Geography

Geographical situation

The town of Oberwolfach lies between 270 and 948 meters above sea level in the central Schwarzwald (Black Forest) on the river Wolf, a tributary of the Kinzig.

Black Forest mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany

The Black Forest is a large forested mountain range in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany. It is bounded by the Rhine valley to the west and south. Its highest peak is the Feldberg with an elevation of 1,493 metres (4,898 ft). The region is roughly oblong in shape with a length of 160 km (99 mi) and breadth of up to 50 km (31 mi).

Kinzig (Rhine) river in Germany

The Kinzig is a river in southwestern Germany, a right tributary of the Rhine.

Neighbouring localities

The district is neighboured by Bad Peterstal-Griesbach to the north, Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach in Landkreis Freudenstadt to the east, by the towns of Wolfach and Hausach to the south, and by Oberharmersbach to the west.

Bad Peterstal-Griesbach Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Bad Peterstal-Griesbach is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach is a municipality in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Freudenstadt is a Landkreis (district) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are Rastatt, Calw, Tübingen, Zollernalbkreis, Rottweil and the Ortenaukreis.

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