March, Breisgau

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March
Coat of arms of March
Coat of arms
March is located in Germany
March
March
Coordinates: 48°3′22″N 7°46′55″E / 48.05611°N 7.78194°E / 48.05611; 7.78194Coordinates: 48°3′22″N 7°46′55″E / 48.05611°N 7.78194°E / 48.05611; 7.78194
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Josef Hügele (CDU)
Area
 • Total 17.78 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Elevation 201 m (659 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,681
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79232
Dialling codes 07665
Vehicle registration FR
Website www.march.de

March is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

History[edit]

The four villages of Buchheim, Hugstetten, Neuershausen and Holzhausen merged in 1973 to the new community of March.

Coat of arms[edit]

The coat of arms shows on the left side the cross of the Lorsch Abbey and on the right the silver bear of the Abbey of St. Gall in Switzerland. Both abbeys owned land in the area, what is today March.

Famous inhabitants[edit]

Konrad Stürtzel von Buchheim (* about 1435, + 1509), was chancellor of Maximilian I of Habsburg

March from the air
March (Holzhausen )

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