Fridingen is a town in the district of Tuttlingen, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the Danube, 10 km east of Tuttlingen, and 23 km west of Sigmaringen. A large hoard of Bronze Age jewellery (mostly armlets and bracelets) was discovered in the vicinity of the town in the nineteenth century. It is now part of the British Museum's prehistoric European collection.[2]

Fridingen
Coat of arms of Fridingen
Coat of arms
Location of Fridingen within Tuttlingen district
Konstanz (district)Rottweil (district)Sigmaringen (district)Schwarzwald-Baar-KreisZollernalbkreisAldingenBalgheimBärenthalBöttingenBubsheimBuchheimDeilingenDenkingenDürbheimDurchhausenEgesheimEmmingen-LiptingenFridingenFrittlingenGeisingenGosheimGunningenHausen ob VerenaImmendingenIrndorfKönigsheimKolbingenMahlstettenMühlheim an der DonauNeuhausen ob EckReichenbach am HeubergRenquishausenRietheim-WeilheimSeitingen-OberflachtSpaichingenTalheimTrossingenTuttlingenWehingenWurmlingenFridingen an der Donau in TUT.svg
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Fridingen is located in Germany
Fridingen
Fridingen
Fridingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Fridingen
Fridingen
Coordinates: 48°01′14″N 08°55′58″E / 48.02056°N 8.93278°E / 48.02056; 8.93278Coordinates: 48°01′14″N 08°55′58″E / 48.02056°N 8.93278°E / 48.02056; 8.93278
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionBärenthal
DistrictTuttlingen
Government
 • MayorStefan Waizeneggger
Area
 • Total22.47 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Elevation
626 m (2,054 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,174
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78567
Dialling codes07463
Vehicle registrationTUT
Websitewww.fridingen.de

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

  • Josef Feger (1920-2010), mayor of Leutkirch im Allgäu
  • Josef Hipp (1927-1959), athlete
  • Paul Ackermann (born 1939), political scientist

ReferencesEdit

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