Wildberg is a town in the district of Calw in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The asteroid 117506 Wildberg was named in its honour by its discoverer, the Observatorium Wildberg.

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Coat of arms of Wildberg
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Location of Wildberg within Calw district
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Wildberg is located in Germany
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Wildberg is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°37′26″N 8°44′50″E / 48.62389°N 8.74722°E / 48.62389; 8.74722Coordinates: 48°37′26″N 8°44′50″E / 48.62389°N 8.74722°E / 48.62389; 8.74722
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictCalw
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorUlrich Bünger
Area
 • Total56.68 km2 (21.88 sq mi)
Elevation
395 m (1,296 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,069
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72218
Dialling codes07054
Vehicle registrationCW
Websitewww.wildberg.de

Notable peopleEdit

  • Hans Weisshaar (1913–1991), violin restorer who relocated to America, was born in Wildberg.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

Connected to WildbergEdit

  • In the 16th century the Württemberg reformer Andreas Cellarius worked in Wildberg as a pastor.
  • The most prominent citizens of the city are Walter Schultheiss (born 1924) and Trudel Smudge (born 1925) (both actors).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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