Fischerbach

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Fischerbach
Coat of arms of Fischerbach
Coat of arms
Fischerbach   is located in Germany
Fischerbach
Fischerbach
Coordinates: 48°17′14″N 8°6′33″E / 48.28722°N 8.10917°E / 48.28722; 8.10917Coordinates: 48°17′14″N 8°6′33″E / 48.28722°N 8.10917°E / 48.28722; 8.10917
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Armin Schwarz
Area
 • Total 20.30 km2 (7.84 sq mi)
Elevation 220-945 m (−2,880 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,670
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77716
Dialling codes 07832
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.fischerbach.de

Fischerbach is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

History[edit]

The town was first registered in 1139. The village was part of the Gengenbach monastery and the "Herren von Wolfach" (a noble family first registered in 1084) and later became part of the Fürstenberg shire. In 1806, Fischerbach became part of Baden, and since 1973, Fischerbach has been part of the district of Ortenau. Administratively Fischerbach is autonomous.

Education[edit]

Fischerbach has a kindergarten and elementary as well as a secondary school.

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