Wassertrüdingen

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Wassertrüdingen
Coat of arms of Wassertrüdingen
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Wassertrüdingen   is located in Germany
Wassertrüdingen
Wassertrüdingen
Coordinates: 49°2′N 10°36′E / 49.033°N 10.600°E / 49.033; 10.600Coordinates: 49°2′N 10°36′E / 49.033°N 10.600°E / 49.033; 10.600
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Mittelfranken
District Ansbach
Subdivisions 6 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Günther Babel
Area
 • Total 53.58 km2 (20.69 sq mi)
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,928
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 91717
Dialling codes 0 98 32
Vehicle registration AN
Website www.wassertruedingen.de

Wassertrüdingen is a town in the district of Ansbach, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. It is between the Hesselberg, the only Franconian mountain with a view on the Alps, the wooded heights of the Oettinger Forest and the foothills of the Hahnenkamm. The Fränkisches Seenland (Franconian Lake District) recreation area is 15 kilometers away. Altentrüdingen, Fürnheim, Geilsheim, Obermögersheim, Reichenbach und Schobdach are part of Wassertrüdingen

First documentary evidence in 836 is as truth muntiga. In 1524 Wassertrüdingen was occupied by peasants during the German Peasants' War. During the Thirty Years' War it was severely damaged and had not fully recovered yet 150 years later. In the last weeks of the Second World War the train station was bombarded.

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