Kirchzarten

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Kirchzarten
Coat of arms of Kirchzarten
Coat of arms
Kirchzarten   is located in Germany
Kirchzarten
Kirchzarten
Coordinates: 47°58′N 7°57′E / 47.967°N 7.950°E / 47.967; 7.950Coordinates: 47°58′N 7°57′E / 47.967°N 7.950°E / 47.967; 7.950
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Hall
Area
 • Total 21.14 km2 (8.16 sq mi)
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,676
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79199
Dialling codes 07661
Vehicle registration FR
Website www.kirchzarten.de
Aerial view of Kirchzarten

Kirchzarten is a town in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in the federal-state of Baden-Württemberg in southwestern Germany.

A Zionist agricultural training farm was founded in Kirchzarten in 1919 to prepare young people to become farmers in Palestine [Eretz Israel].[2]

The Kirchzarten synagogue had a set of Jugendstil windows by artist Friedrich Adler, who made a duplicate set now in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.[2]

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  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. ^ a b http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/kirchzarten_synagoge.htm