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
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
 • Total107.10 km2 (41.35 sq mi)
Elevation
504 m (1,654 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total49,342
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
89501–89522
Dialling codes07321
Vehicle registrationHDH
Websitewww.heidenheim.de

Heidenheim an der Brenz (short: Heidenheim, Alemannic German: Hoidna or Hoirna) 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. "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.