Sankt Peter, Baden-Württemberg

Coordinates: 48°0′59″N 8°1′57″E / 48.01639°N 8.03250°E / 48.01639; 8.03250
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St. Peter
Abbey of St. Peter in the Black Forest
Abbey of St. Peter in the Black Forest
Coat of arms of St. Peter
Location of St. Peter within Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district
St. Peter is located in Germany
St. Peter
St. Peter
St. Peter is located in Baden-Württemberg
St. Peter
St. Peter
Coordinates: 48°0′59″N 8°1′57″E / 48.01639°N 8.03250°E / 48.01639; 8.03250
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictBreisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Government
 • Mayor (2016–24) Rudolf Schuler[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total35.93 km2 (13.87 sq mi)
Elevation
716 m (2,349 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,679
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
79271
Dialling codes07660
Vehicle registrationFR
Websitewww.st-peter-schwarzwald.de

Sankt Peter is a municipality in Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

St. Peter is a climatic spa within the Southern Black Forest Nature Park. It is on the southern flank of the Kandel and is about 12 miles east of Freiburg im Breisgau.

Localities[change | change source]

The municipality of St. Peter has the village of Bürgerschaft, the hamlet of Sägendobel, the settlements of Kandelberg, Neuwelt, Oberibental, Ränke, Rohr, Schmittenbach, Schönhöfe, Seelgut and Willmendobel and the farmsteads of Eckpeterhof, Langeck and Lindlehof.

History[change | change source]

The Abbey of St. Peter in the Black Forest was founded in 1093 by the Duke of Zähringen, Berthold II as his house abbey and family burial place. The abbey gradually developed around it.

References[change | change source]

  1. Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 11 September 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. June 2022.

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