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 (201523) Matthias Bauernfeind [1]
Area
  Total51.27 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation
323 m (1,060 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31) [2]
  Total2,612
  Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
77709
Dialling codes 07834
Vehicle registration OG, BH, KEL, LR, WOL
Website oberwolfach.de

Oberwolfach (Low Alemannic : Obberwolfä) is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the site of the Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics, or Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.

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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.

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.

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References

  1. Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 13 September 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2020" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2020](CSV). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). June 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.