Allensbach

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Allensbach
Sunset over Lake Constance
Sunset over Lake Constance
Coat of arms of Allensbach
Coat of arms
Location of Allensbach
Allensbach is located in Germany
Allensbach
Allensbach
Allensbach is located in Baden-Württemberg
Allensbach
Allensbach
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
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictKonstanz
Government
 • MayorStefan Friedrich
Area
 • Total26.53 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,113
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
78476
Dialling codes07533
Vehicle registrationKN
Websitewww.allensbach.de

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

Allensbach is located between Konstanz and Radolfzell on 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps