Munderkingen

Munderkingen (About this soundpronunciation ) is the smallest town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is situated on the Danube, 9 km southwest of Ehingen, and 31 km southwest of Ulm.

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Munderkingen on the Danube river
Munderkingen on the Danube river
Coat of arms of Munderkingen
Coat of arms
Location of Munderkingen within Alb-Donau-Kreis district
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Munderkingen is located in Germany
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Munderkingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Munderkingen
Coordinates: 48°14′7″N 9°38′38″E / 48.23528°N 9.64389°E / 48.23528; 9.64389Coordinates: 48°14′7″N 9°38′38″E / 48.23528°N 9.64389°E / 48.23528; 9.64389
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictAlb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • MayorMichael Lohner
Area
 • Total13.08 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Elevation
516 m (1,693 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,292
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
89597
Dialling codes07393
Vehicle registrationUL
Websitewww.munderkingen.de

BuildingsEdit

Danube BridgeEdit

The so-called "New Danube Bridge" 1893 was the first massive concrete arch bridge, which was built with an arch span of more than 50 m: Engineer Karl Leibbrand from Stuttgart was the builder, the work was carried out by the construction company Buck from Ehingen.[2][3] The bridge was busted in World War II, on April 22, 1945, by retreating German engineering troops. Reconstruction began immediately after the war. In June 1948, the re-created Danube bridge was inaugurated by the occupying power of the French zone.

Old hospitalEdit

Built in 1889–90, the historicist building belongs to the townscape.

TransportEdit

Munderkingen is served by the Ulm–Sigmaringen railway.

 
Munderkingen in Alb-Donau-district
 
Munderkingen station, built 1870
 
Munderkingen Town hall

Daughters and sons of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Munderkinger Donaubrücke at Structurae. Retrieved de.
  3. ^ Betonbrücken at Zeno.org. Article by: Viktor von Röll (ed.): Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens (Encyclopaedia of the Railway), 2nd edition, 1912–1923, Vol. 2, S. 271 ff. (Mit Darstellung des Längsschnittes und Gelenks der Donaubrücke)