Zimmern ob Rottweil

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Zimmern ob Rottweil
Coat of arms of Zimmern ob Rottweil
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Zimmern ob Rottweil   is located in Germany
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Zimmern ob Rottweil
Coordinates: 48°10′05″N 08°35′28″E / 48.16806°N 8.59111°E / 48.16806; 8.59111Coordinates: 48°10′05″N 08°35′28″E / 48.16806°N 8.59111°E / 48.16806; 8.59111
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Rottweil
Government
 • Mayor Emil Maser
Area
 • Total 33.76 km2 (13.03 sq mi)
Elevation 663 m (2,175 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,807
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78658
Dialling codes 0741
Vehicle registration RW
Website www.zimmern-or.de

Zimmern ob Rottweil is a town in the district of Rottweil, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The municipality includes the former independent municipalities Zimmern ob Rottweil, Flözlingen, Horgen and Stetten ob Rottweil. Zimmern is located on a plateau over the upper Neckar valley, the villages Horgen, Stetten and Flözlingen are located in the Eschach valley.

Nearby towns and municipalities[edit]

The following towns and municipalities border Zimmern ob Rottweil:

Rottweil, Deißlingen, Niedereschach, Königsfeld im Schwarzwald, Eschbronn, Dunningen, Villingendorf

History[edit]

The first reference of Zimmern ob Rottweil dates back to 1275 AD, Flözlingen was mentioned for the first time in 779 AD, Horgen in 1306 AD, Setten ob Rottweil in 882 AD. There are archaeological proofs for Roman and Celtic settlements on the area of the contemporary municipality.

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