Obrigheim is a town in the district of Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Obrigheim
Coat of arms of Obrigheim
Coat of arms
Location of Obrigheim within Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis district
Obrigheim in MOS.svg
Obrigheim is located in Germany
Obrigheim
Obrigheim
Obrigheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Obrigheim
Obrigheim
Coordinates: 49°21′8″N 9°5′34″E / 49.35222°N 9.09278°E / 49.35222; 9.09278Coordinates: 49°21′8″N 9°5′34″E / 49.35222°N 9.09278°E / 49.35222; 9.09278
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictNeckar-Odenwald-Kreis
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorAchim Walter (FDP)
Area
 • Total24.27 km2 (9.37 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,307
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
74847
Dialling codes06261, 06262
Vehicle registrationMOS, BCH
Websitewww.obrigheim.de

It is the location of the Obrigheim Nuclear Power Plant.

HistoryEdit

The concentration camp Neckarelz was from March 1944 to March 1945 an extension of the concentration camp Natzweiler-Struthof. Thousands of forced workers and KZ-prisoners had to build tunnels in the nearby mountains.[2][circular reference]

 
Shaft Brasse in 2012

MayorsEdit

In October 2014 Achim Walter (FDP) was elected the new mayor. He is the successor of Roland Lauer (CDU), he was 24 years in office.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ de:KZ Neckarelz
  3. ^ https://www.nokzeit.de/2014/10/26/achim-walter-wird-buergermeister-in-obrigheim/