Bodelshausen is a municipality in the district of Tübingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Bodelshausen
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Bodelshausen is located in Germany
Bodelshausen
Bodelshausen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Bodelshausen
Coordinates: 48°23′39″N 8°58′21″E / 48.3943°N 8.9726°E / 48.3943; 8.9726Coordinates: 48°23′39″N 8°58′21″E / 48.3943°N 8.9726°E / 48.3943; 8.9726
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictTübingen
Government
 • MayorUwe Ganzenmüller
Area
 • Total13.82 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Elevation
508 m (1,667 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,811
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72411
Dialling codes07471
Vehicle registration
Websitewww.bodelshausen.de

GeographyEdit

Geographical AreaEdit

Bodelshausen is situated southern of the Rammert forest near the town of Hechingen.


Neighboring municipalities and townsEdit

Rottenburg am Neckar, Ofterdingen, Mössingen, Hechingen ¹ and Hirrlingen

HistoryEdit

The oldest historical documents date back to 1100.


PoliticsEdit

MayorEdit

The mayor is elected for 8 years. Mayor Bernd-Dieter Esslinger's term ended in 2006. Since 2006, Uwe Ganzenmüller holds the office.

  • 1982 – 2006: Bernd-Dieter Esslinger
  • since 2006: Uwe Ganzenmüller

Sister municipalitiesEdit

Bodelshausen maintains friendly relationships with:


Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Johannes Nill (1825–1894), Founder of private Zoo in Stuttgart
  • Ernst von Wittich (1835–1922), General superintendent of the city of Tübingen
  • Jakob Nill (1875–1960), Federal Parliament representative
  • Otto Keck (* 1944), political scientist
  • Barbara Schober (* 1958), Mulit-media artist and online journalist


Economy and InfrastructureEdit

TrafficEdit

The federal highway 27 connects the town with Tübingen and Stuttgart, as well as Balingen and Rottweil.

ReferencesEdit

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

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