Zimmern ob Rottweil is a town in the district of Rottweil, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The municipality includes the former independent municipalities Zimmern ob Rottweil, Flözlingen, Horgen and Stetten ob Rottweil. Zimmern is located on a plateau over the upper Neckar valley, the villages Horgen, Stetten and Flözlingen are located in the Eschach valley.

Zimmern ob Rottweil
Coat of arms of Zimmern ob Rottweil
Coat of arms
Location of Zimmern ob Rottweil within Rottweil district
DanubeFreudenstadt (district)Tuttlingen (district)OrtenaukreisSchwarzwald-Baar-KreisZollernalbkreisAichhaldenBösingenDeißlingenDietingenDornhanDunningenEschbronnEpfendorfFluorn-WinzelnHardtLauterbachOberndorf am NeckarRottweilRottweilSchenkenzellSchiltachSchrambergSulz am NeckarVillingendorfWellendingenVöhringenZimmern ob RottweilZimmern ob Rottweil in RW.svg
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Zimmern ob Rottweil is located in Germany
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Zimmern ob Rottweil is located in Baden-Württemberg
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Coordinates: 48°10′05″N 08°35′28″E / 48.16806°N 8.59111°E / 48.16806; 8.59111Coordinates: 48°10′05″N 08°35′28″E / 48.16806°N 8.59111°E / 48.16806; 8.59111
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictRottweil
Government
 • MayorEmil Maser
Area
 • Total33.76 km2 (13.03 sq mi)
Elevation
663 m (2,175 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,228
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78658
Dialling codes0741
Vehicle registrationRW
Websitewww.zimmern-or.de

Nearby towns and municipalitiesEdit

The following towns and municipalities border Zimmern ob Rottweil:

Rottweil, Deißlingen, Niedereschach, Königsfeld im Schwarzwald, Eschbronn, Dunningen, Villingendorf

HistoryEdit

The first reference of Zimmern ob Rottweil dates back to 1275 AD, Flözlingen was mentioned for the first time in 779 AD, Horgen in 1306 AD, Setten ob Rottweil in 882 AD. There are archaeological proofs for Roman and Celtic settlements on the area of the contemporary municipality.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

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