Orlacher Bach

Orlacher Bach is a stream in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Kocher tributary is 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) long. It is named for the small village of Orlach, which sits high above it. The stream begins about a kilometer WSW of the village of Nesselbach.

Orlacher Bach
Physical characteristics
 • location
 • coordinates
49°11′52″N 9°47′29″E / 49.1979°N 9.7914°E / 49.1979; 9.7914Coordinates: 49°11′52″N 9°47′29″E / 49.1979°N 9.7914°E / 49.1979; 9.7914
Length4.6 km (2.9 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionKocherNeckarRhineNorth Sea

Extreme weather led to the stream's overflowing its banks on May 29, 2016, contributing to considerable damage to the town of Braunsbach.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Wenn zwei Bäche zum Strom werden - Flut peitscht durch Braunsbach". WEB.DE News. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  2. ^ Grachtrup, Bettina (30 May 2016). "Braunsbach ist nicht wiederzuerkennen (Braunsbach is unrecognizable)". Die Welt (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2016.