Iffezheim is a town in the district of Rastatt in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It lies close to the Rhine river, where the Lock Iffezheim is also situated. Iffezheim is also known for the horse races, which takes place three times a year.

Iffezheim
St. Birgitta and timber framed houses
St. Birgitta and timber framed houses
Coat of arms of Iffezheim
Coat of arms
Location of Iffezheim within Rastatt district
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Iffezheim is located in Germany
Iffezheim
Iffezheim
Iffezheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Iffezheim
Iffezheim
Coordinates: 48°49′14″N 08°08′32″E / 48.82056°N 8.14222°E / 48.82056; 8.14222Coordinates: 48°49′14″N 08°08′32″E / 48.82056°N 8.14222°E / 48.82056; 8.14222
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictRastatt
Government
 • MayorChristian Schmid
Area
 • Total19.95 km2 (7.70 sq mi)
Elevation
123 m (404 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,163
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76473
Dialling codes07229
Vehicle registrationRA
Websitewww.iffezheim.de

PoliticsEdit

MayorsEdit

  • Jakob Huber (1891–1893)
  • Konrad Mußler (1893–1911)
  • Johannes N. Huber (1911–1919)
  • Anton Oesterle (1920–1932)
  • Friedrich König (1932–1939)
  • Heinrich Hertweck (1939–1945)
  • Franz Xaver Huber (1945–1961)
  • Albin König (1961–1978)
  • Otto Himpel (1978–2002)
  • Peter Werler (2002-2018)
  • Christian Schmid (since 2018)

Civil parishEdit

Results of the Kommunalwahl from 13 June 2004:

  1. CDU: 44.8% (6 seats)
  2. FWG: 33.0% (5 seats)
  3. SPD: 22.2% (3 seats)

Twin citiesEdit

Iffezheim is twinned with:

Coat of armsEdit

The current coat of arms, which was already used in the 16th century, shows an inverted black anchor with a red rudder on a white ground. It's the official seal of Iffezheim since the 19th century. In the meantime a so-called Wolfsangel was in use.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit