Sontheim

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For the town in Unterallgäu, see Sontheim, Bavaria.
Sontheim
Coat of arms of Sontheim
Coat of arms
Sontheim   is located in Germany
Sontheim
Sontheim
Coordinates: 48°33′25″N 10°17′3″E / 48.55694°N 10.28417°E / 48.55694; 10.28417Coordinates: 48°33′25″N 10°17′3″E / 48.55694°N 10.28417°E / 48.55694; 10.28417
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Heidenheim
Government
 • Mayor Matthias Kraut
Area
 • Total 28.92 km2 (11.17 sq mi)
Elevation 445 m (1,460 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,357
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89567
Dialling codes 07325
Vehicle registration HDH
Website www.sontheim-brenz.de

Sontheim (full name: Sontheim an der Brenz) is a municipality in the district of Heidenheim in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located northeast of Ulm, at the southern end of the Swabian Jura.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Sontheim shares borders with the following towns and villages: Hermaringen(Heidenheim County)in the north,Bächingen an der Brenz (Dillingen County, Bavaria)in the east and the south, as well as Niederstotzingen (Heidenheim County)in the west.

Villages[edit]

Sontheim an der Brenz consists of the main community Sontheim and the villages of Brenz and Bergenweiler. Brenz and Bergenweiler became part of Sontheim during Baden-Württemberg's last district reform in the 1970s.

Twin towns[edit]

The town is twinned with:

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.