Remchingen

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Remchingen
Coat of arms of Remchingen
Coat of arms
Remchingen   is located in Germany
Remchingen
Remchingen
Coordinates: 48°57′0″N 8°34′35″E / 48.95000°N 8.57639°E / 48.95000; 8.57639Coordinates: 48°57′0″N 8°34′35″E / 48.95000°N 8.57639°E / 48.95000; 8.57639
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Enzkreis
Government
 • Mayor Luca Wilhelm Prayon
Area
 • Total 24.06 km2 (9.29 sq mi)
Elevation 171 m (561 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,689
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 75196
Dialling codes 07232
Vehicle registration PF
Website www.remchingen.de

Remchingen is a municipality in the Enz district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, situated on the river Pfinz, 14 km southeast of Karlsruhe, and 12 km northwest of Pforzheim.

Geography[edit]

Remchingen consists of the former municipalities Nöttingen, Wilferdingen and Singen. Remchingen was originally formed on 1 January 1973 by the merging of the municipalities Wilferdingen and Singen with Nöttingen also being included on 1 January 1975.

Neighbouring municipalities are Pfinztal, Königsbach-Stein, Kämpfelbach, Keltern and Karlsbad.

Sister cities, twin towns and friendship agreements[edit]

Remchingen has sister city agreements with the following cities:

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

Remchingen is situated on the Karlsruhe-Mühlacker railway.

The Bundestraße 10 and the Bundesautobahn 8 link the municipality to the national road network.

Education[edit]

In Remchingen you can find a Realschule (Carl-Dittler-Realschule) in Wilferdingen. Further more there is a Gymnasium and an elementary school and a Hauptschule with Werkrealschule in Singen. There are other elementary schools in Wilferdingen and Nöttingen.

Culture and sights[edit]

Remchingen is located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route which leads from Mannheim to Pforzheim.

Johann Gottfried Tulla, who got known for straightening the river Rhine, grew up in Nöttingen.

Excavations[edit]

Discoveries of remains from the Roman Empire were made in and around the church of Nöttingen, which can partly be seen in the church and in a museum in Karlsruhe.

In the development area "Niemandsberg" in Wilferdingen an archeological excavation of a Roman farm can be found, which was turned into a museum.

Sports[edit]

The football club FC Nöttingen played in the Fußball-Regionalliga in 2004, which was the third highest football league in Germany at that time. Currently they are playing in the Fußball-Oberliga Baden-Württemberg.

Other clubs in Remchingen are FC Germania Singen and FC Alemannia Wilferdingen.

Music[edit]

The Folk-Punk-Band Across the Border is from Remchingen

References[edit]

  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. 

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