Spiegelberg

Last updated

Spiegelberg
Wappen Spiegelberg.png
Coat of arms
Germany adm location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Spiegelberg
Coordinates: 49°02′15″N09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583 Coordinates: 49°02′15″N09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Rems-Murr-Kreis
Government
   Mayor Uwe Bossert
Area
  Total 28.22 km2 (10.90 sq mi)
Elevation 383 m (1,257 ft)
Population (2015-12-31) [1]
  Total 2,098
  Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71579
Dialling codes 07194
Vehicle registration WN
Website www.gemeinde-spiegelberg.de

Spiegelberg (German : mirror hill) is a town in the district of Rems-Murr in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

German language West Germanic language

German is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. It is also one of the three official languages of Luxembourg and a co-official language in the Opole Voivodeship in Poland. The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. There are also strong similarities in vocabulary with Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, although those belong to the North Germanic group. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English.

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 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.

Church of Spiegelberg SpiegelbergKirche.jpg
Church of Spiegelberg
Village of Jux in 1900 Jux um 1902.jpg
Village of Jux in 1900

The name of the town refers to 18th century glass production on the hills, with mirror polishing being done in the valley of the Lauter river.

Lauter (Murr) river in Germany

The Lauter is a river in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It passes through Spiegelberg and flows into the Murr near Sulzbach an der Murr.

Situated in Swabian-Franconian Forest Nature Park, the community of Spiegelberg comprises 12 separate villages and farms: Spiegelberg, the villages of Eisenlautern, Großhöchberg, Hüttlen, Obere Roßstaig, Roßstaig, Vorderbüchelberg, Gieshof and Dauernberg, which was incorporated in 1977. On the hilltops to the west, there are also the villages of Nassach, Kurzach and Jux. [2]

Swabian-Franconian Forest upland region in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Swabian-Franconian Forest is a mainly forested, deeply incised upland region, 1,187 km² in area and up to 586.4 m above sea level (NHN), in the northeast of Baden-Württemberg. It forms natural region major unit number 108 within the Swabian Keuper-Lias Land. Its name is derived from the fact that, in medieval times, the border between the duchies of Franconia and Swabia ran through this forested region. In addition, the Swabian dialect in the south transitions to the East Franconian dialect in the north here.

Related Research Articles

Stuttgart (region) Regierungsbezirk in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Stuttgart is one of the four administrative districts (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the north-east of the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwestern part of Germany. It is sub-divided into the three regions: Heilbronn-Franken, Ostwürttemberg and Stuttgart.

Weil der Stadt Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Weil der Stadt is a town of about 19,000 inhabitants, located in the Stuttgart Region of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It is about 30 km (19 mi) west of Stuttgart city center, and is often called "Gate to the Black Forest". The town is located in the beautiful valley of the river Würm.

Ditzingen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Ditzingen is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located approximately 10 km northwest of Stuttgart, and 12 km southwest of Ludwigsburg. The Hirschlanden transmitter was located near Ditzingen-Hirschlanden. Ditzingen is the home of BÜRGER GmbH, Reclam and also Trumpf GmbH.

Gerlingen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Gerlingen is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 9 km west of Stuttgart, and 15 km southwest of Ludwigsburg. Gerlingen is home to Bosch, a major engineering and electronics company.

Denkendorf, Baden-Württemberg Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Denkendorf is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located 5 km south of Esslingen, and 14 km southeast of Stuttgart.

Durlangen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Durlangen is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis district.

Au (Schwarzwald) Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Au is a municipality in Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located a few kilometres south of Freiburg im Breisgau, in the south-western part of Baden-Württemberg. The municipality belongs to the administrative region of Hexental based in the neighbouring town of Merzhausen.

Lonsee Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Lonsee is a town in the Alb-Donau district in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The population of Lonsee in 2008 is 4.758; the town consists of 7 villages - Ettlenschiess, Halzhausen, Sinabronn, Lonsee, Luizhausen and Urspring. The village has a town hall, a railway station and two schools. Various clubs and groups provide for an active social life. Lonsee was first mentioned in the year 888, but the remains of a Roman fort in nearby Urspring tell of an even older history. Lonsee has been twinned with the English town of Kingskerswell since 1989.

Kusterdingen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Kusterdingen is a municipality in southern Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg, approximately 30 km south of Stuttgart, in the district of Tübingen.

Eichstetten am Kaiserstuhl Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Eichstetten am Kaiserstuhl is a town in the southwest of Baden-Württemberg in Germany near Freiburg im Breisgau.

Ostelsheim Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Ostelsheim is a municipality in the district of Calw in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Unterensingen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Unterensingen is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Börtlingen Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Börtlingen is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Drackenstein Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Drackenstein is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Abstatt Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Abstatt  is a municipality in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Pfaffenhofen, Baden-Württemberg Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Pfaffenhofen  is a municipality in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Niedereschach Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Niedereschach is a town, with 6000 inhabitants, in the district of Schwarzwald-Baar in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Frankenhardt Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Frankenhardt is a rural Gemeinde (municipality) in the district of Schwäbisch Hall in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It consists of thirty-nine villages, hamlets and other settlements. The largest village is Oberspeltach, followed by Gründelhardt. The township lies about twenty kilometres east of the town of Schwäbisch Hall.

Reichenbach am Heuberg Place in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Reichenbach is a town in the district of Tuttlingen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

References

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
  2. Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band III: Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Regionalverband Mittlerer Neckar. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN   3-17-004758-2. S. 556–557