Überlingen

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Überlingen
Ueberlingen promenade viewed from a departing ship.jpg
Coat of arms of Überlingen
Location of Überlingen
Überlingen is located in Germany
Überlingen
Überlingen
Überlingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Überlingen
Überlingen
Coordinates: 47°46′0″N 9°9′30″E / 47.76667°N 9.15833°E / 47.76667; 9.15833Coordinates: 47°46′0″N 9°9′30″E / 47.76667°N 9.15833°E / 47.76667; 9.15833
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictBodenseekreis
Government
 • Lord mayor (2017–25) Jan Zeitler[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total58.67 km2 (22.65 sq mi)
Elevation
403 m (1,322 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total22,713
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
88662
Dialling codes07551
Vehicle registrationFN
Websitewww.ueberlingen.de

Überlingen is an German city on the northern shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee) in Baden-Württemberg, near the border with Switzerland. After the city of Friedrichshafen, it is the second largest city in the Bodenseekreis (district), and a central point for the outlying communities. Since 1 January 1993, Überlingen has been a large district city (Große Kreisstadt).

History[change | change source]

The Alemannic Überlingen was first mentioned in 770 as Iburinga. It was granted city rights in 1211.

In July 2002, a Tupolev Tu-154 crashed with a Boeing 757 nearby. 71 people were killed.

References[change | change source]

  1. Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 11 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.

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