Elzach (Low Alemannic: Elze) is a town in the district of Emmendingen, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Elz, 26 km northeast of Freiburg.

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Granite sculpture: "The three stages of seeing" (2002) by Dieter Oehm, in Elzach
Granite sculpture: "The three stages of seeing" (2002) by Dieter Oehm, in Elzach
Coat of arms of Elzach
Coat of arms
Location of Elzach within Emmendingen district
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Elzach is located in Germany
Elzach
Elzach
Elzach is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°10′29″N 8°4′18″E / 48.17472°N 8.07167°E / 48.17472; 8.07167Coordinates: 48°10′29″N 8°4′18″E / 48.17472°N 8.07167°E / 48.17472; 8.07167
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictEmmendingen
Government
 • MayorRoland Tibi
Area
 • Total75.28 km2 (29.07 sq mi)
Elevation
361 m (1,184 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,242
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79215
Dialling codes07682
Vehicle registrationEM
Websitewww.elzach.de

GeographyEdit

The town of Elzach is located at the eastern border of the district of Emmendingen and borders on the district of the Ortenaukreis and the Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis. Topographically is the area characterised by the river valley of the Elz and the local hill called Rohrhardsberg. Also Elzach belongs to the Breisgau area and is located at the edge of the Southern Black Forest Nature Park.

Urban districtsEdit

  • Elzach
  • Yach
  • Prechtal
  • Oberprechtal
  • Katzenmoos

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Elzach is twinned with:[2]

  Worthing, United Kingdom
  Ville, France
  Telfs, Austria

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Robert Dietrich in 1930 as minister of finance
  • Hermann Dietrich (1879-1954) German politician of the liberal German Democratic Party, minister during the Weimar Republic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "Partnerstädte der Gemeinde Gutach". Archived from the original on 2005-03-10. Retrieved 2010-02-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)