Seewald

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Seewald
Coat of arms of Seewald
Coat of arms
Seewald   is located in Germany
Seewald
Seewald
Coordinates: 48°35′38″N 8°25′15″E / 48.59389°N 8.42083°E / 48.59389; 8.42083Coordinates: 48°35′38″N 8°25′15″E / 48.59389°N 8.42083°E / 48.59389; 8.42083
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Freudenstadt
Government
 • Mayor Ernst Schebetka
Area
 • Total 58.50 km2 (22.59 sq mi)
Elevation 782 m (2,566 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,190
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72297
Dialling codes 07447
Vehicle registration FDS
Website www.seewald-schwarzwald.de

Seewald is a municipality in the Freudenstadt district in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It lies in the Black Forest. The source of the river Nagold is situated in the municipality. There is a dam in the river near the village Erzgrube, forming the artificial lake Nagoldsee. Erzgrube lies 550 m (1,804 ft) above sea level. Other subdivisions lie between 750 and 850 m (2,461 and 2,789 ft) above sea level in the midst of the forests. 90% of the area is covered with forests.

Politics[edit]

Seewald is a bastion of the Party of Bible-abiding Christians (PBC), who, in the 2005 national elections, received 5,0% of the vote in Seewald compared to 0,2% nationally.

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Allmandle
  • Besenfeld
  • Eisenbach
  • Erzgrube
  • Göttelfingen
  • Hochdorf
  • Schernbach

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.