Wiggensbach

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Wiggensbach
Wiggensbach
Wiggensbach
Coat of arms of Wiggensbach
Coat of arms
Location of Wiggensbach within Oberallgäu district
Wiggensbach in OA.svg
Wiggensbach is located in Germany
Wiggensbach
Wiggensbach
Wiggensbach is located in Bavaria
Wiggensbach
Wiggensbach
Coordinates: 47°44′45″N 10°13′55″E / 47.74583°N 10.23194°E / 47.74583; 10.23194Coordinates: 47°44′45″N 10°13′55″E / 47.74583°N 10.23194°E / 47.74583; 10.23194
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOberallgäu
Government
 • MayorThomas Eigstler (CSU)
Area
 • Total31.81 km2 (12.28 sq mi)
Elevation
870-1,077 m (−2,663 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,036
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
87487
Dialling codes08370
Vehicle registrationOA
Websitewww.wiggensbach.de

Wiggensbach is a municipality in Bavaria. It is about 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) west of Kempten, the next big town. Next door municipalities are Altusried in the north and Buchenberg in the south of the village. Wiggensbach is the main village. Ermengerst and Westenried are the two districts of Wiggensbach. There are 72 hamlets around the municipality. The village is between 870 and 1,077 metres (2,854 and 3,533 feet) above sea level.

Wiggensbach is twinned with Hattstatt in France. The 20th anniversary of the partnership was in 2003.

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. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.