Bingen is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Bingen
Coat of arms of Bingen
Coat of arms
Location of Bingen within Sigmaringen district
Karte Bingen (bei Sigmaringen).png
Bingen is located in Germany
Bingen
Bingen
Bingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Bingen
Bingen
Coordinates: 48°6′42″N 9°16′24″E / 48.11167°N 9.27333°E / 48.11167; 9.27333Coordinates: 48°6′42″N 9°16′24″E / 48.11167°N 9.27333°E / 48.11167; 9.27333
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictSigmaringen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorJochen Fetzer
Area
 • Total37.01 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,703
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72511
Dialling codes07571
Vehicle registrationSIG
Websitewww.bingen-hohenzollern.de

MayorsEdit

Jochen Fetzer was elected mayor in 2002.[2] He was reelected in October 2010.[3]

  • Robert Daubenberger (CDU)
  • 1978–2002: Paul Mayer (CDU)
  • since 2003: Jochen Fetzer (independent)

Points of interestEdit

  • Hornstein Castle Ruin, first noted in 1271, a former Reichsfestung. Between 1818 and 1869 the castle served as an asylum and prison. It was partly demolished in 1879. The castle's chapel is still in good shape and used for religious ceremonies. It contains medieval altars by Magnus Hops.

Famous peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Karlheinz Fahlbusch (kf): Jochen Fetzer gewinnt Wahl. In: Südkurier vom 15. Oktober 2002
  3. ^ Vera Romeu (vr): Bürgermeisterwahl. Die Wahlbeteiligung übertrifft alle Erwartungen. In: Schwäbische Zeitung vom 11. Oktober 2010