Gaienhofen is a town in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

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Coat of arms of Gaienhofen
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Location of Gaienhofen within Konstanz district
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Gaienhofen is located in Germany
Gaienhofen
Gaienhofen
Gaienhofen is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Gaienhofen
Coordinates: 47°40′59″N 8°58′56″E / 47.68306°N 8.98222°E / 47.68306; 8.98222Coordinates: 47°40′59″N 8°58′56″E / 47.68306°N 8.98222°E / 47.68306; 8.98222
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictKonstanz
Government
 • MayorUwe Eisch (CDU)
Area
 • Total12.55 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Elevation
425 m (1,394 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,480
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78343
Dialling codes07735
Vehicle registrationKN
Websitewww.gaienhofen.de

Since 1974, Gaienhofen consists of four villages: Gaienhofen, Gundholzen, Hemmenhofen and Horn. Attractions, apart from the Lake of Constance, include the Hermann-Hesse-Höri-Museum and Otto-Dix-Haus.

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World heritage siteEdit

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Twin townsEdit

Gaienhofen is twinned with:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

External linksEdit

  Media related to Gaienhofen at Wikimedia Commons