Allensbach

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Allensbach
Sunset over Lake Constance
Sunset over Lake Constance
Coat of arms of Allensbach
Coat of arms
Allensbach   is located in Germany
Allensbach
Allensbach
Coordinates: 47°42′55″N 9°4′17″E / 47.71528°N 9.07139°E / 47.71528; 9.07139Coordinates: 47°42′55″N 9°4′17″E / 47.71528°N 9.07139°E / 47.71528; 9.07139
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Kennerknecht
Area
 • Total 26.53 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,903
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78476
Dialling codes 07533
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.allensbach.de

Allensbach is a municipality in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Allensbach is located between Konstanz and Radolfzell on the Lake Constance.

Notable institution[edit]

Allensbach is known for being the home of the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach (also known as Allensbach Institute), one of the best known opinion-polling organizations in Germany.

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the, added in 2011, Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Statistisches Bundesamt – Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (XLS-Datei; 4,0 MB) (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012"]. Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013. 
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps