Staig is a municipality in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The community belongs to the Gemeindeverwaltungsverband-Kirchberg Weihungstal with headquarter in Illerkirchberg.

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Coat of arms of Staig
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Location of Staig within Alb-Donau-Kreis district
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Staig is located in Germany
Staig
Staig
Staig is located in Baden-Württemberg
Staig
Staig
Coordinates: 48°17′58″N 9°59′28″E / 48.29944°N 9.99111°E / 48.29944; 9.99111Coordinates: 48°17′58″N 9°59′28″E / 48.29944°N 9.99111°E / 48.29944; 9.99111
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictAlb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • MayorMartin Jung
Area
 • Total17.74 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Elevation
502 m (1,647 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,184
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
89195
Dialling codes07346
Vehicle registrationUL
Websitewww.staig.de

GeographyEdit

Staig is located on the plateau between the Danube and Iller south of Ulm. The districts Steinberg and Altheim lying on the ridge of both sides of Weihung valley. The other districts are in the valley of the Weihungon or in a side valley. The community thus belongs to the landscape of the Holzstöcke.

Neighboring communitiesEdit

The municipality is bordering to the north to district Unterweiler of Ulm, on the east to Illerkirchberg, in the southeast to Illerrieden, on the south to Schnürpflingen and on the west to Hüttisheim .

Municipality arrangementEdit

The municipality Staig consists of the six districts Altheim, Essendorf, Harthausen, Staig, Steinberg and Weinstetten.

HistoryEdit

Staig was first mentioned as "Steiga" in 1127, Altheim followed in 1194. The eldest district however is Harthausen, which appeared in a document already 1093. The other districts followed in the 14th century. On April 1, 1972, the municipality of Steinberg was incorporated into Weinstetten, which was renamed Staig on October 9, 1972. On January 1, 1976 Altheim ob Weihung was being added.

 
Church in Steinberg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.