Donaueschingen

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Donaueschingen
Coat of arms of Donaueschingen
Coat of arms
Location of Donaueschingen within Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis district
Donaueschingen in VS.svg
Donaueschingen is located in Germany
Donaueschingen
Donaueschingen
Donaueschingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Donaueschingen
Donaueschingen
Coordinates: 47°57′11″N 08°30′12″E / 47.95306°N 8.50333°E / 47.95306; 8.50333Coordinates: 47°57′11″N 08°30′12″E / 47.95306°N 8.50333°E / 47.95306; 8.50333
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictSchwarzwald-Baar-Kreis
SubdivisionsKernstadt und 7 Stadtteile
Government
 • Lord MayorErik Pauly (CDU)
Area
 • Total104.67 km2 (40.41 sq mi)
Elevation
686 m (2,251 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total21,746
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78151–78168
Dialling codes0771
Vehicle registrationVS
Websitewww.donaueschingen.de

Donaueschingen is a German town in the Black Forest in the southwest of the state of Baden-Württemberg in the Schwarzwald-Baar district.

As of 2003, it has about 21,300 people.

It stands near the confluence of the two sources of the river Danube (in German: Donau; the town's name is an eponym).

Donaueschingen stands in a basin within low mountainous terrain. It is about 13 km (8.1 mi) south of Villingen-Schwenningen, 24 km (15 mi) west of Tuttlingen, and about 30 km (19 mi) north of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen. It is the second largest town in the district (Kreis) of Schwarzwald-Baar. The location of the town is favourable for its role as a regional rail hub.

Partner cities[change | change source]

Donaueschingen has partnerships with the following cities:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

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