Heidenheim an der Brenz

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Heidenheim an der Brenz
View over Heidenheim towards the castle Helfenstein
View over Heidenheim towards the castle Helfenstein
Coat of arms of Heidenheim an der Brenz
Coat of arms
Location of Heidenheim an der Brenz within Heidenheim district
Heidenheim an der Brenz in HDH.svg
Heidenheim an der Brenz is located in Germany
Heidenheim an der Brenz
Heidenheim an der Brenz
Heidenheim an der Brenz is located in Baden-Württemberg
Heidenheim an der Brenz
Heidenheim an der Brenz
Coordinates: 48°40′34″N 10°09′16″E / 48.67611°N 10.15444°E / 48.67611; 10.15444Coordinates: 48°40′34″N 10°09′16″E / 48.67611°N 10.15444°E / 48.67611; 10.15444
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictHeidenheim
Government
 • MayorBernhard Ilg (CDU)
Area
 • Total107.09 km2 (41.35 sq mi)
Elevation
504 m (1,654 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total48,048
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
89501–89522
Dialling codes07321
Vehicle registrationHDH
Websitewww.heidenheim.de

Heidenheim an der Brenz (short: Heidenheim) is a town in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located on the border with Bavaria, approximately 17 km south of Aalen and 33 km north of Ulm. Heidenheim is the largest town and the seat of the district of Heidenheim, and ranks third behind Aalen and Schwäbisch Gmünd in size among the towns in the region of East Württemberg. Heidenheim is the economic center for all the communities in Heidenheim district and is the headquarters of the Voith industrial company. The town's population passed the 20,000 mark in 1925. Heidenheim collaborates with the town of Nattheim in administrative matters.

The residents of Heidenheim and its surrounding area speak in the distinct German dialect of Swabian.

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.