Nordrach is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Nearly 80% of its area is forested, part of the Black Forest.

Nordrach
Coat of arms of Nordrach
Coat of arms
Location of Nordrach within Ortenaukreis district
Nordrach in OG.svg
Nordrach is located in Germany
Nordrach
Nordrach
Nordrach is located in Baden-Württemberg
Nordrach
Nordrach
Coordinates: 48°23′53″N 8°4′48″E / 48.39806°N 8.08000°E / 48.39806; 8.08000Coordinates: 48°23′53″N 8°4′48″E / 48.39806°N 8.08000°E / 48.39806; 8.08000
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorCarsten Erhardt (FDP)
Area
 • Total37.75 km2 (14.58 sq mi)
Elevation
297 m (974 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,880
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
77787
Dialling codes07838
Vehicle registrationOG
Websitewww.nordrach.de

Dr. Otto Walther and his wife, Dr. Hope Adams, founded a hospital for treatment of tuberculosis nearby, the Nordrach Clinic, in the late 19th century. She was the first woman in Germany to be granted a licence to practice as a doctor.

ReferencesEdit

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