Forbach (Baden)

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For the town in north-eastern France, see Forbach.
Coat of arms of Forbach
Coat of arms
Forbach is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°40′50″N 08°21′30″E / 48.68056°N 8.35833°E / 48.68056; 8.35833Coordinates: 48°40′50″N 08°21′30″E / 48.68056°N 8.35833°E / 48.68056; 8.35833
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rastatt
Subdivisions 10 Ortsteile
 • Mayor Kuno Kußmann (CDU)
 • Total 131.82 km2 (50.90 sq mi)
Elevation 332 m (1,089 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,867
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76596
Dialling codes 07228
Vehicle registration RA

Forbach is a village in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies in the district of Rastatt. It is located in the Murg river valley, in the northern part of the Schwarzwald mountains. Forbach is further broken down into the following districts: Langenbrand, Bermersbach, Gausbach, Hundsbach, Herrenwies, Kirschbaumwasen, Erbersbronn, Raumünzach and Schwarzenbach.


  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.