Altshausen

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Altshausen
Gate building of Altshausen Palace.
Gate building of Altshausen Palace.
Coat of arms of Altshausen
Coat of arms
Location of Altshausen
Altshausen is located in Germany
Altshausen
Altshausen
Altshausen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Altshausen
Altshausen
Coordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°E / 47.93139; 9.54417Coordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°E / 47.93139; 9.54417
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictRavensburg
Municipal assoc.Altshausen
Government
 • MayorPatrick Bauser
Area
 • Total20.48 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Elevation
594 m (1,949 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,116
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
88361
Dialling codes07584
Vehicle registrationRV
Websitewww.altshausen.de

Altshausen is a small Swabian municipality (c. 4,700 inhabitants) near Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg, southern Germany.

Geography[edit]

Altshausen is situated in Upper Swabia, about 40 kilometers north of Lake Constance. North-west of the village is the Upper Danube Nature Park while to the South-west is the hill-chain of the Altdorfer Wald.

Main sights[edit]

It is notable for its Teutonic Order castle and as the birthplace of Hermann of Reichenau. In the center of the town there is the Altshausen Schloss, which is the main palace still owned by the House of Wurttemberg.

Sightseeing[edit]

Altshausen is part of the Upper Swabian Baroque Route, a tourist road from the Swabian Alps to Upper Swabia. On both routes the tourists can visit many monuments and points of view.

Transportation[edit]

Altshausen is located at the Herbertingen-Aulendorf railway.

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.

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