Lonsee

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Lonsee
Coat of arms of Lonsee
Coat of arms
Lonsee   is located in Germany
Lonsee
Lonsee
Coordinates: 48°32′36″N 9°55′17″E / 48.54333°N 9.92139°E / 48.54333; 9.92139Coordinates: 48°32′36″N 9°55′17″E / 48.54333°N 9.92139°E / 48.54333; 9.92139
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Alb-Donau-Kreis
Subdivisions 7
Government
 • Mayor Jochen Ogger
Area
 • Total 43.32 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Elevation 564 m (1,850 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,760
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89173
Dialling codes 07336
Vehicle registration UL
Website www.lonsee.de

Lonsee is a town in the Alb-Donau district in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The population of Lonsee in 2008 is 4.758; the town consists of 7 villages - Ettlenschiess, Halzhausen, Sinabronn, Lonsee, Luizhausen and Urspring. The village has a town hall, a railway station (on the main line from Stuttgart to Munich) and two schools. Various clubs and groups provide for an active social life. Lonsee was first mentioned in the year 888, but the remains of a Roman fort in nearby Urspring tell of an even older history. Lonsee has been twinned with the English town of Kingskerswell since 1989.

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