Bonndorf is a town in the Waldshut district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the southern Black Forest, 14 km southeast of Titisee-Neustadt.

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Coat of arms of Bonndorf
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Location of Bonndorf within Waldshut district
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Bonndorf is located in Germany
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Bonndorf is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 47°49′10″N 08°20′35″E / 47.81944°N 8.34306°E / 47.81944; 8.34306Coordinates: 47°49′10″N 08°20′35″E / 47.81944°N 8.34306°E / 47.81944; 8.34306
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictWaldshut
Subdivisions8 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorMichael Scharf
Area
 • Total76.03 km2 (29.36 sq mi)
Elevation
845 m (2,772 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,922
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79844–79848
Dialling codes07703
Vehicle registrationWT
Websitewww.bonndorf.de
Bonndorf

It comprises the villages Boll, Brunnadern, Dillendorf, Ebnet, Gündelwangen, Holzschlag, Wellendingen and Wittlekofen. The town is well known for its Fastnacht festival held on the days before Ash Wednesday. Wellendingen has its Frogs in the parade. Also in the town is a castle, the Japanese Gardens, and a dedicated museum to Fastnacht festives in the area. In Boll is the Wutach Gorge which runs into the Rhine.

Number of inhabitantsEdit

  • 1855: 1.212
  • 1900: 1.600
  • 1950: 2.100
  • 1970: 3.400
  • 1980: 5.364
  • 2013: 6.800
  • 2015: 6.836

Mayors since 1945Edit

  • 1945: Fritz Göggel
  • August 1, 1945: Erwin Leser
  • 1946–1957: Leo Speck
  • 1958–1972: Oskar Stöckle
  • 1973–1992: Peter Folkerts (1946-1992)
  • since 1992: Michael Scharf (born 1964)

PersonalitiesEdit

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Konstantin Fehrenbach in 1921
  • Constantin Fehrenbach (1852-1926), politician (center), Reichskanzler from 1920 to 1921, was born in Wellendingen, today a district of Bonndorf
  • Adolf Würth (1905-1997), a national socialist racist theorist, who was involved in the genocide of Sinti and Roma, was born in Bonndorf
  • Clemens Binninger (born 1962), politician and Member of Bundestag (CDU), was born in Bonndorf and grew up in neighboring Wutach-Ewattingen.

People who are connected to the cityEdit

  • Ralf Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf CFE (1929-2009), German-British sociologist, politician and publicist, lived in London, Cologne and Bonndorf (Holzschlag)


See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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