Riegel am Kaiserstuhl (Latin Rigola) is a municipality in the district of Emmendingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies 8 km northwest of Emmendingen, and is accessed by the motorway A5 (Karlsruhe - Basel).

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Coat of arms of Riegel
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Location of Riegel within Emmendingen district
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Riegel is located in Germany
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Riegel is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°9′2″N 7°45′0″E / 48.15056°N 7.75000°E / 48.15056; 7.75000Coordinates: 48°9′2″N 7°45′0″E / 48.15056°N 7.75000°E / 48.15056; 7.75000
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictEmmendingen
Government
 • MayorMarkus Jablonski
Area
 • Total18.34 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Elevation
195 m (640 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,962
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79359
Dialling codes07642
Vehicle registrationEM
Websitewww.gemeinde-riegel.de

EducationEdit

Riegel provides its citizens education with the Michaelschule that consists of both a Grund- and a Hauptschule.

Roman ruinsEdit

A Mithraeum was unearthed in the residential neighborhoods of Riegel.[2] A reconstruction of the temple was placed there, and the original artifacts can be seen at the museum in Freiburg im Breisgau.

Municipal partnershipEdit

MuseumEdit

The Kunsthalle Messmer is a museum exhibiting art from the 20th and 21st century. It is located in a former brewery building and includes a sculpture garden.

ReferencesEdit

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

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