Löwenstein

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Löwenstein
View from East
View from East
Coat of arms of Löwenstein
Coat of arms
Löwenstein   is located in Germany
Löwenstein
Löwenstein
Coordinates: 49°6′N 9°23′E / 49.100°N 9.383°E / 49.100; 9.383Coordinates: 49°6′N 9°23′E / 49.100°N 9.383°E / 49.100; 9.383
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Heilbronn
Subdivisions 7
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Schifferer
Area
 • Total 23.46 km2 (9.06 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,139
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74245
Dialling codes 07130
Vehicle registration HN
Website www.stadt-loewenstein.de

About this sound Löwenstein  is a town in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was first mentioned in 1123. The castle of Löwenstein served as a residence for the counts of Löwenstein-Wertheim. In 1634 the castle was destroyed by the imperial forces.

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