Hornberg is a town in the Ortenaukreis, in western Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the Black Forest, 35 km southeast of Offenburg, and 25 km northwest of Villingen-Schwenningen.

Hornberg
Coat of arms of Hornberg
Coat of arms
Location of Hornberg within Ortenaukreis district
Hornberg in OG.svg
Hornberg is located in Germany
Hornberg
Hornberg
Hornberg is located in Baden-Württemberg
Hornberg
Hornberg
Coordinates: 48°12′48″N 08°13′51″E / 48.21333°N 8.23083°E / 48.21333; 8.23083Coordinates: 48°12′48″N 08°13′51″E / 48.21333°N 8.23083°E / 48.21333; 8.23083
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorSiegfried Scheffold
Area
 • Total54.45 km2 (21.02 sq mi)
Elevation
384 m (1,260 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,318
 • Density79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78132
Dialling codes07833
Vehicle registrationOG
Websitewww.hornberg.de
Castle of Hornberg
Hornberg

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

Personalities who were active in HornbergEdit

  • Rochus Misch (1917–2013), bodyguard and telephone operator for Adolf Hitler; had a business for painters in Hornberg before the war
  • Wolfgang Schäuble (born 1942), German politician (CDU), grew up in Hornberg
  • Reinold of Urslingen (around 1364-1442), Knight, 1437 share ownership of the castle and city Hornberg

ReferencesEdit

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

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