Aitern

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Aitern
Coat of arms of Aitern
Coat of arms
Aitern   is located in Germany
Aitern
Aitern
Coordinates: 47°48′5″N 7°54′2″E / 47.80139°N 7.90056°E / 47.80139; 7.90056Coordinates: 47°48′5″N 7°54′2″E / 47.80139°N 7.90056°E / 47.80139; 7.90056
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Lörrach
Government
 • Mayor Richard Renz
Area
 • Total 9.21 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Elevation 630 m (2,070 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 562
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79677
Dialling codes 07673
Vehicle registration
Website www.aitern.de

Aitern is a small town in the south-western German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg, part of the district Lörrach. Its coat of arms was granted in 1907. The blazon is Argent a Bend wavy Azure between two Rock Hammers Azure handled Sable. The wavy bend in the arms is allusive to the towns name, as it is derived from the Celtic word aitara which means flowing.

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