Trossingen

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Trossingen
Coat of arms of Trossingen
Coat of arms
Trossingen is located in Germany
Trossingen
Trossingen
Location of Trossingen within Tuttlingen district
Trossingen in TUT.svg
Coordinates: 48°04′32″N 08°38′10″E / 48.07556°N 8.63611°E / 48.07556; 8.63611Coordinates: 48°04′32″N 08°38′10″E / 48.07556°N 8.63611°E / 48.07556; 8.63611
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictTuttlingen
Government
 • MayorDr. Clemens Maier
Area
 • Total24.20 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
Elevation699 m (2,293 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,123
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes78635–78647
Dialling codes07425
Vehicle registrationTUT
Websitewww.trossingen.de

Trossingen is a town in South Germany (Baden-Württemberg). It is in a region called Baar, between the Swabian Alb and the Black Forest. Trossingen is called a "music town". It has around 16,000 people who live there, there is the 'University of Music Trossingen', which is one of Baden-Württemberg's state conservatories, and there are other institutions specialized in musical education, like the 'Bundesakademie für musikalische Jugendbildung' and the 'Hohner Konservatorium'. In 1857 the Matthias Hohner company was founded. Today, Hohner harmonicas and accordions are famous all over the world. Trossingen houses the German Harmonica Museum, too. Trossingen also has a historic railway: the Trossinger Eisenbahn. Several skeletons of the dinosaur Plateosaurus engelhardti were found in Trossingen during excavations in the early 20th century. The local museum Auberlehaus houses several of the original bones.

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

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