Oberndorf am Neckar

Oberndorf am Neckar
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Location of Oberndorf am Neckar within Rottweil district
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Oberndorf am Neckar is located in Germany
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Oberndorf am Neckar is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°17′29″N 08°34′21″E / 48.29139°N 8.57250°E / 48.29139; 8.57250Coordinates: 48°17′29″N 08°34′21″E / 48.29139°N 8.57250°E / 48.29139; 8.57250
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Rottweil
Subdivisions 7 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Acker
Area
 • Total 55.93 km2 (21.59 sq mi)
Elevation
506 m (1,660 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31) [1]
 • Total 14,077
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
78727
Dialling codes 07423
Vehicle registration RW
Website www.oberndorf.de

Oberndorf am Neckar (German pronunciation: [ˌoːbɐndɔʁf ʔam ˈnɛkaʁ]) is a town in the district of Rottweil, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Neckar, 15 kilometres (9 miles) north of Rottweil. It historically was and currently is a major center of the German weapons industry.

Geography

Oberndorf lies in the Neckar Valley, which is between the Black Forest and the Swabian Jura. The Autobahn A 81 is nearby, with the Oberndorf exit about halfway between Stuttgart and Konstanz. The train line Stuttgart-Zürich-Milan goes directly through Oberndorf as well.

Neighborhoods

The city of Oberndorf am Neckar is made up of the city proper and the surrounding villages of Altoberndorf, Aistaig, Boll, Bochingen, Beffendorf and Hochmössingen. The formerly independent surrounding villages have been put under the administration of Oberndorf during the village and township reforms of Baden-Württemberg in the early 1970s.

Culture and sightseeing

Aside from the beautiful Black Forest and wonderful German countryside, Oberndorf offers much to see. It is well known for its annual Karneval celebrations, which remain very traditional. An old historical "freier Markt".

Museums

Notable company headquarters

International relations

Oberndorf am Neckar is twinned with:[2]

People from Oberndorf am Neckar

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  2. ^ "Partnerstädte" (official web site) (in German). Stadt Oberndorf am Neckar. Retrieved 2015-01-16.

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