Achern

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Achern
Saint Nicholas Chapel
Saint Nicholas Chapel
Coat of arms of Achern
Coat of arms
Achern is located in Germany
Achern
Achern
Location of Achern within Ortenaukreis district
Achern in OG.svg
Coordinates: 48°38′N 8°4′E / 48.633°N 8.067°E / 48.633; 8.067Coordinates: 48°38′N 8°4′E / 48.633°N 8.067°E / 48.633; 8.067
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Muttach
Area
 • Total 65.24 km2 (25.19 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 25,018
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77841–77855
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 kilometres (11 miles) southwest of Baden-Baden and 19 kilometres (12 miles) northeast of Offenburg. Achern is the fourth largest city in the county of Ortenau (Ortenaukreis), after Offenburg, Lahr / Black Forest and Kehl.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

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