Neresheim

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Neresheim
Neresheim, abbey in background
Neresheim, abbey in background
Coat of arms of Neresheim
Coat of arms
Neresheim   is located in Germany
Neresheim
Neresheim
Coordinates: 48°45′15″N 10°20′04″E / 48.75417°N 10.33444°E / 48.75417; 10.33444Coordinates: 48°45′15″N 10°20′04″E / 48.75417°N 10.33444°E / 48.75417; 10.33444
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ostalbkreis
Subdivisions 6 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor Gerd Dannenmann
Area
 • Total 118.56 km2 (45.78 sq mi)
Elevation 503 m (1,650 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,857
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73450
Dialling codes 07326, Elchingen 07367
Vehicle registration AA
Website www.neresheim.de

Neresheim is a town in the Ostalbkreis district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northeast of Heidenheim, and 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Aalen. It's the home of the famous Neresheim Abbey, which still hosts monks, was Reichsfrei until the German Mediatisation and was built by Balthasar Neumann.

Neresheim is listed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, along with 95 other sites of battles won by the French army.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

Born in Neresheim[edit]

  • Oscar F. Mayer (1859–1955), founder of the Oscar Mayer meat production company, was born in Kösingen, today a borough of Neresheim.
  • Andreas Zeyer (born 1968), retired German football player
  • Michael Zeyer (born 1968), retired German football player

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