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.

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Coat of arms of Durbach
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Location of Durbach within Ortenaukreis district
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Durbach is located in Germany
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Durbach is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°30′N 8°1′E / 48.500°N 8.017°E / 48.500; 8.017Coordinates: 48°30′N 8°1′E / 48.500°N 8.017°E / 48.500; 8.017
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorAndreas König
Area
 • Total26.33 km2 (10.17 sq mi)
Elevation
208 m (682 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,893
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
77770
Dialling codes0781
Vehicle registrationOG
Websitewww.durbach.de

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.

HistoryEdit

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.

  • Contemporary art museum Hurrle[3]
  • The «Skulpturenpark» is an exhibition of contemporary sculptures in the park of the MediClin Staufenburg Klinik.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "Schloss Staufenberg in Durbach" (in German).
  3. ^ "Museum für Aktuelle Kunst – Sammlung Hurrle Durbach" (in German). art Magazin. Archived from the original on 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2017-10-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ "Skulpturenpark-Durbach" (in German). Stadt Durbach.
  5. ^ "Der Ortenaukreis ist in Europa tief verwurzelt" (in German).
  6. ^ "Vom badischen Sizilianer zum echten Durbacher" (in German).

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