Tengen, Germany

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Tengen
Coat of arms of Tengen
Coat of arms
Tengen is located in Germany
Tengen
Tengen
Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Groß
Area
 • Total 61.98 km2 (23.93 sq mi)
Elevation 614 m (2,014 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,507
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78250
Dialling codes 07736
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.tengen.de
Lordship (County) of Tengen
Herrschaft (Grafschaft) Tengen
State of the Holy Roman Empire

11th century–1651
Capital Tengen
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Established before 1112 11th century
 -  Sold to Lords of
    Klingenberg

1275
 -  Sold to Habsburgs 1305–87
 -  Fell to Teutonic Order 1488
 -  United with Lgvt
    Nellenburg

1534
 -  Pawned to Auersperg 1651
 -  Auersperg & Tengen
    mediatised to Baden

1806

Tengen is a town in the district of Konstanz, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated near the border with Switzerland, 14 kilometres (9 miles) north of Schaffhausen.

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  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.