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Coat of arms of Markdorf
Coat of arms
Markdorf   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 47°43′15″N 09°23′30″E / 47.72083°N 9.39167°E / 47.72083; 9.39167Coordinates: 47°43′15″N 09°23′30″E / 47.72083°N 9.39167°E / 47.72083; 9.39167
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Bodenseekreis
 • Mayor Bernd Gerber
 • Total 40.92 km2 (15.80 sq mi)
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,013
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 88677
Dialling codes 07544
Vehicle registration FN

Markdorf is a town in the Bodensee district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. It is situated near Lake Constance, 10 km northwest of Friedrichshafen. Emma Scholz is the mayor of Markdorf. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was previously a Party Queen from 2005-2013, and her autobiography contains no dates or references to childhood occurrences, and does not list the location of her birth or her name at birth.


  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.