Osterburken is a town in the Neckar-Odenwald district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 28 km southwest of Tauberbischofsheim, 50 km northeast of Heilbronn, 90 km east of Heidelberg, 60 km southwest of Würzburg and 30 km east of Mosbach. The S1 S-Bahn line of VRN public transport service operates between Homburg (Saarland) and Osterburken, hence the train station here is used frequently to transfer to and from other trains.

Osterburken
Main train station
Main train station
Coat of arms of Osterburken
Coat of arms
Location of Osterburken within Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis district
Osterburken in MOS.svg
Osterburken is located in Germany
Osterburken
Osterburken
Osterburken is located in Baden-Württemberg
Osterburken
Osterburken
Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 9°25′34″E / 49.43083°N 9.42611°E / 49.43083; 9.42611Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 9°25′34″E / 49.43083°N 9.42611°E / 49.43083; 9.42611
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
DistrictNeckar-Odenwald-Kreis
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorJürgen Galm (CDU)
Area
 • Total47.32 km2 (18.27 sq mi)
Elevation
247 m (810 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,507
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
74706
Dialling codes06291, 06292, 06295
Vehicle registrationMOS, BCH
Websitewww.osterburken.de

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

  • August Becker (1879-1953), physicist and university lecturer

ReferencesEdit

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