Durbach is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is situated on the verge of the northern Black Forest Mountains six kilometers north east of the town of Offenburg.
|• Mayor||Andreas König|
|• Total||26.33 km2 (10.17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||208 m (682 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Main branches of commerce are agriculture (especially production of wine) and tourism. It is known for its Riesling wine. The Riesling grape grown in the Ortenau district is known as Klingelberger for the name of a vineyard in Durbach.
Durbach was mentioned first in 1287 as Turbach. In 1973 the community included Ebersweier.
Culture and attractionsEdit
Attractions include the town itself and surrounding vineyards which span the slopes of the mountains.
- Schloss Staufenberg is a castle, owned by the Markgraf von Baden with views over the Rhine valley and Strassbourg to the Vosges mountains in Alsace.
- Contemporary art museum Hurrle
- The «Skulpturenpark» is an exhibition of contemporary sculptures in the park of the MediClin Staufenburg Klinik.
Partnership towns are:
- on YouTube
- "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
- "Schloss Staufenberg in Durbach" (in German).
- "Museum für Aktuelle Kunst – Sammlung Hurrle Durbach" (in German). art Magazin. Archived from the original on 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2017-10-04.
- "Skulpturenpark-Durbach" (in German). Stadt Durbach.
- "Der Ortenaukreis ist in Europa tief verwurzelt" (in German).
- "Vom badischen Sizilianer zum echten Durbacher" (in German).
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