Kirchberg an der Iller (German pronunciation: [ˈkɪʁçbɛʁk ʔan deːɐ̯ ˈʔɪlɐ]) is a municipality in Baden-Württemberg in the south-west of Germany and in the very east of the "Landkreis Biberach". Biberach is the capital of the district. Kirchberg is located in Swabia near the small river Iller, which forms part the border between Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria.

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Coat of arms of Kirchberg an der Iller
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Location of Kirchberg an der Iller within Biberach district
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Kirchberg an der Iller is located in Germany
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Kirchberg an der Iller is located in Baden-Württemberg
Kirchberg an der Iller
Kirchberg an der Iller
Coordinates: 48°7′56″N 10°4′50″E / 48.13222°N 10.08056°E / 48.13222; 10.08056Coordinates: 48°7′56″N 10°4′50″E / 48.13222°N 10.08056°E / 48.13222; 10.08056
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictBiberach
Government
 • MayorJochen Stuber
Area
 • Total18.64 km2 (7.20 sq mi)
Elevation
535 m (1,755 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,087
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
88486
Dialling codes07354
Vehicle registrationBC
Websitewww.kirchberg-iller.de

Kirchberg was first mentioned in 806 in the Codex of the St. Gallen Closters.

There are two even smaller villages called Sinningen and Nordhofen which belong to Kirchberg. All together there live about 1900 people. In Sinningen there is a camping ground near a small lake which is called Baggersee. The biggest employer in Kirchberg is Karl Miller GmbH. Here work about 200 people producing metal housing. There are also several associations like the sportsclub TSV Kirchberg, choirs, an auxiliary fire brigade, other sports clubs like tennis etc. Kirchberg first appears in an account of the monastery St. Gallen in 806 AD.

ReferencesEdit

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