Altensteig (About this sound ) is a town in the district of Calw, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the eastern Black Forest, 18 km southwest of Calw, and 19 km northeast of Freudenstadt.

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Coat of arms of Altensteig
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Location of Altensteig within Calw district
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Altensteig is located in Germany
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Altensteig is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°35′11″N 8°36′17″E / 48.58639°N 8.60472°E / 48.58639; 8.60472Coordinates: 48°35′11″N 8°36′17″E / 48.58639°N 8.60472°E / 48.58639; 8.60472
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictCalw
Subdivisions10
Government
 • MayorGerhard Feeß (CDU)
Area
 • Total53.21 km2 (20.54 sq mi)
Elevation
504 m (1,654 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,799
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72206–72213
Dialling codes07453
Vehicle registrationCW
Websitewww.altensteig.de

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 10 districts: Altensteig, Altensteigdorf, Berneck, Garrweiler, Hornberg, Spielberg, Überberg, Walddorf mit Monhardt and Wart.

 
Altensteigdorf
 
Berneck
 
Garrweiler
 
Hornberg
 
Spielberg
 
Überberg
 
Walddorf
 
Wart

MayorEdit

Gerhard Feeß (CDU) was elected mayor in February 2009 with 52,41 % of the votes.[2]

Landmarks, sights and cultureEdit

Altensteig is well known for its picturesque medieval townscape and for the Christophorus-Kantorei Altensteig, an internationally renowned youth choir.[3]

 
Altensteig castle
 
Altensteig Protestant church

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Vorläufiges amtliches Endergebnis der Bürgermeisterwahl in Altensteig Archived 2015-05-23 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Christophorus-Kantorei Altensteig (in German). 14 December 2014