March is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

March
Coat of arms of March
Coat of arms
Location of March within Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district
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March is located in Germany
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March is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°3′22″N 7°46′55″E / 48.05611°N 7.78194°E / 48.05611; 7.78194Coordinates: 48°3′22″N 7°46′55″E / 48.05611°N 7.78194°E / 48.05611; 7.78194
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictBreisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorJosef Hügele (CDU)
Area
 • Total17.78 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Elevation
201 m (659 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,314
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79232
Dialling codes07665
Vehicle registrationFR
Websitewww.march.de

HistoryEdit

The four villages of Buchheim, Hugstetten, Neuershausen and Holzhausen merged in 1973 to the new community of March.

Coat of armsEdit

The coat of arms shows on the left side the cross of the Lorsch Abbey and on the right the silver bear of the Abbey of St. Gall in Switzerland. Both abbeys owned land in the area, what is today March.

Famous inhabitantsEdit

Konrad Stürtzel von Buchheim (* about 1435, + 1509), was chancellor of Maximilian I of Habsburg

 
March from the air
 
March (Holzhausen )

ReferencesEdit

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

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