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Coordinates: 47°51′5″N9°0′41″E / 47.85139°N 9.01139°E / 47.85139; 9.01139 Coordinates: 47°51′5″N9°0′41″E / 47.85139°N 9.01139°E / 47.85139; 9.01139
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
   Mayor (201725) Rainer Stolz [1]
  Total69.75 km2 (26.93 sq mi)
491 m (1,611 ft)
 (2021-12-31) [2]
  Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes 07771
Vehicle registration KN

Stockach is a town in the district of Konstanz, in southern Baden-Württemberg, Germany.



It is situated in the Hegau region, about 5 km northwest of Lake Constance, 13 km north of Radolfzell and 25 km northwest of Konstanz.

Stockach includes the central city and 10 villages:

  • Espasingen
  • Hindelwangen
  • Hoppetenzell
  • Mahlspüren im Hegau
  • Mahlspüren im Tal
  • Seelfingen
  • Raithaslach
  • Wahlwies
  • Winterspüren
  • Zizenhausen


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Arms of the Counts of Nellenburg (extinct 1422)

The Counts of Nellenburg founded Stockach in the 13th century, the town receiving town privileges in 1283. In 1401 to the Landgraviate of Nellenburg owned the towns of Engen, Tengen, Radolfzell, Stockach, 125 villages, 9 abbeys and 4 mailing stations.

The Counts of Nellenburg became extinct in 1422 and their estates were acquired by the House of Habsburg in 1465; hence Stockach was a part of Further Austria until 1805. In the Swabian War of 1499 the troops of the Three Leagues besieged the town but failed to capture it.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, Elector Maximilian II Emanuel of Bavaria set fire to Stockach. During the French Revolutionary Wars of the Second Coalition two battles were fought here between the French First Republic and the Habsburg monarchy in 1799 and 1800. In 1810 Stockach finally fell to the Grand Duchy of Baden.

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Court of fools in Stockach
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Aerial view


Parties in the Ratshaus

Christian Democratic Union 34.30%11 [3]
Free Voters 33.3810
Social Democratic Party 15.895
Green Party 9.403
Free Democratic Party 7.032

Twin towns

Stockach is twinned with:

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