Spiegelberg

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Spiegelberg
Coat of arms of Spiegelberg
Coat of arms
Spiegelberg   is located in Germany
Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg
Coordinates: 49°02′15″N 09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583Coordinates: 49°02′15″N 09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Rems-Murr-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Uwe Bossert
Area
 • Total 28.22 km2 (10.90 sq mi)
Elevation 383 m (1,257 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,121
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71579
Dialling codes 07194
Vehicle registration WN
Website www.gemeinde-spiegelberg.de

Spiegelberg (German: mirror hill) is a town in the district of Rems-Murr in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Church of Spiegelberg
Village of Jux in 1900

The name of the town refers to 18th century glass production on the hills, with mirror polishing being done in the valley of the Lauter river.

Situated in Naturpark Schwäbisch-Fränkischer Wald, the community of Gemeinde Spiegelberg comprises 12 separate villages and farms: Spiegelberg, the villages of Eisenlautern, Großhöchberg, Hüttlen, Obere Roßstaig, Roßstaig, Vorderbüchelberg, Gieshof and Dauernberg, which was incorporated in 1977. On the hilltops to the west, there are also the villages of Nassach, Kurzach and Jux.[2]


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. 
  2. ^ Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band III: Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Regionalverband Mittlerer Neckar. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN 3-17-004758-2. S. 556–557