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Sunset over Lake Constance
Sunset over Lake Constance
Coat of arms of Allensbach
Coat of arms
Allensbach   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 47°42′55″N 9°4′17″E / 47.71528°N 9.07139°E / 47.71528; 9.07139Coordinates: 47°42′55″N 9°4′17″E / 47.71528°N 9.07139°E / 47.71528; 9.07139
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
 • Mayor Stefan Friedrich
 • Total 26.53 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,088
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78476
Dialling codes 07533
Vehicle registration KN

Allensbach is a municipality in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Allensbach is located between Konstanz and Radolfzell on the Lake Constance.

Notable institution[edit]

Allensbach is known for being the home of the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach (also known as Allensbach Institute), one of the best known opinion-polling organizations in Germany.

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the, added in 2011, Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]