Auggen is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It also belongs to a region called Markgräflerland that has both cultural and historical importance.

Auggen
General view of the town
General view of the town
Coat of arms of Auggen
Coat of arms
Location of Auggen within Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district
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Auggen is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 47°47′13″N 7°35′46″E / 47.78694°N 7.59611°E / 47.78694; 7.59611Coordinates: 47°47′13″N 7°35′46″E / 47.78694°N 7.59611°E / 47.78694; 7.59611
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictBreisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Government
 • MayorFritz Deutschmann
Area
 • Total14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Elevation
264 m (866 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,815
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79424
Dialling codes07631
Vehicle registrationFR
Websitewww.auggen.de

Auggen has attached to it, a smaller administrative part called Hach. Hach lies to the northeast of Auggen. Auggen lies at the southern end of Breisgau. The area is known, amongst other things, for its biodynamic wine.

EconomyEdit

Auggen has a discount Grocery store called "Netto", a free standing bakery on the hauptstrasse, some restaurants, a small drugstore, and a petrol (gas) station which has a convenience store attached to it. It has 2 car dealers. It is also home to one of Europe's largest computer catalog stores. [1]

Some forms of employment include the Winzergenossenschaft Auggen (a wine growers coop - [2] and a fruit juice producer - [3].

International work also takes place from Auggen. It is the home to New Life Network, (NLN, Inc.) [4], which is an international distributor of television programs, and Genesis Distributions which works with duty-free shops internationally [5]

EducationEdit

Auggen has an elementary school (in German called Grundschule; see Education in Germany): Brunwart-von-Augheim-Schule. Further education takes place in nearby cities such as Müllheim and Neuenburg.

TransportEdit

Auggen has its own train stop on the Freiburg/Basel line, serviced by the Deutsche Bahn.

Recreation and EntertainmentEdit

Selected list of clubs:

  • Volunteer Fire [6]
  • Football Club [7]
  • Turnverein
  • Musikverein

HistoryEdit

Auggen was first mentioned in 752 as 'Anghom'. It is nonetheless believed that the first settlers were already there in the 1st century.

Mayors of AuggenEdit

(2005–present) Fritz Deutschmann

(1629–1662) Dietrich Koger [8][permanent dead link]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.

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