Achern

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Achern
Coat of arms of Achern
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Subdivisions Kernstadt und 8 Stadtteile
Government
 • Lord Mayor Klaus Muttach (CDU)
Area
 • Total 65.24 km2 (25.19 sq mi)
Elevation 145 m (476 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)
 • Total 24,449
 • Density 374.75/km2 (970.61/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77855
Dialling codes 07841
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.achern.de

Achern (IPA: [ˈaxəʁn]) is a city in Western Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is about 18 km southwest of Baden-Baden and 19 km northeast of Offenburg. Achern is the fourth largest city in the county of Ortenau (Ortenaukreis), after Offenburg, Lahr / Black Forest and Kehl.