Bingen, Baden-Württemberg

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Bingen
Coat of arms of Bingen
Coat of arms
Bingen  is located in Germany
Bingen
Bingen
Coordinates: 48°6′42″N 9°16′24″E / 48.11167°N 9.27333°E / 48.11167; 9.27333Coordinates: 48°6′42″N 9°16′24″E / 48.11167°N 9.27333°E / 48.11167; 9.27333
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Sigmaringen
Government
 • Mayor Jochen Fetzer
Area
 • Total 37.01 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,713
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72511
Dialling codes 07571
Vehicle registration SIG
Website www.bingen-hohenzollern.de

Bingen is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Mayors[edit]

Jochen Fetzer was elected mayor in 2002.[2] He was reelected in October 2010.[3]

  • Robert Daubenberger (CDU)
  • 1978–2002: Paul Mayer (CDU)
  • since 2003: Jochen Fetzer (independent)

Points of interest[edit]

  • Hornstein Castle Ruin, first noted in 1271, a former Reichsfestung. Between 1818 and 1869 the castle served as an asylum and prison. It was partly demolished in 1879. The castle's chapel is still in good shape and used for religious ceremonies. It contains medieval altars by Magnus Hops.

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Karlheinz Fahlbusch (kf): Jochen Fetzer gewinnt Wahl. In: Südkurier vom 15. Oktober 2002
  3. ^ Vera Romeu (vr): Bürgermeisterwahl. Die Wahlbeteiligung übertrifft alle Erwartungen. In: Schwäbische Zeitung vom 11. Oktober 2010