Altensteig

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Altensteig
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Coat of arms of Altensteig
Coat of arms
Altensteig is located in Germany
Altensteig
Altensteig
Location of Altensteig within Calw district
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Coordinates: 48°35′11″N 8°36′17″E / 48.58639°N 8.60472°E / 48.58639; 8.60472Coordinates: 48°35′11″N 8°36′17″E / 48.58639°N 8.60472°E / 48.58639; 8.60472
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Calw
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Feeß (CDU)
Area
 • Total 53.21 km2 (20.54 sq mi)
Elevation 504 m (1,654 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,523
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72206–72213
Dialling codes 07453
Vehicle registration CW
Website www.altensteig.de

Altensteig (About this sound  ) is a town in the district of Calw, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the eastern Black Forest, 18 km southwest of Calw, and 19 km northeast of Freudenstadt.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 districts: Altensteig, Altensteigdorf, Berneck, Garrweiler, Hornberg, Spielberg, Überberg, Walddorf mit Monhardt and Wart.

Altensteigdorf
Altensteigdorf
Berneck
Berneck
Garrweiler
Garrweiler
Hornberg
Hornberg
Spielberg
Spielberg
Überberg
Überberg
Walddorf
Walddorf
Wart
Wart

Mayor[edit]

Gerhard Feeß (CDU) was elected mayor in February 2009 with 52,41 % of the votes.[2]

Landmarks, sights and culture[edit]

Altensteig is well known for its picturesque medieval townscape and for the Christophorus-Kantorei Altensteig, an internationally renowned youth choir.[3]

Altensteig castle
Altensteig Protestant church

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ Vorläufiges amtliches Endergebnis der Bürgermeisterwahl in Altensteig Archived 2015-05-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Christophorus-Kantorei Altensteig (in German). 14 December 2014