Bodelshausen

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Bodelshausen
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Bodelshausen is located in Germany
Bodelshausen
Coordinates: 48°23′39″N 8°58′21″E / 48.3943°N 8.9726°E / 48.3943; 8.9726Coordinates: 48°23′39″N 8°58′21″E / 48.3943°N 8.9726°E / 48.3943; 8.9726
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Tübingen
Government
 • Mayor Uwe Ganzenmüller
Area
 • Total 13.82 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Elevation 508 m (1,667 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,767
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72411
Dialling codes 07471
Vehicle registration
Website www.bodelshausen.de

Bodelshausen is a municipality in the district of Tübingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Geography[edit]

Geographical Area[edit]

Bodelshausen is situated southern of the Rammert forest near the town of Hechingen.


Neighboring municipalities and towns[edit]

Rottenburg am Neckar, Ofterdingen, Mössingen, Hechingen ¹ and Hirrlingen

History[edit]

The oldest historical documents date back to 1100.


Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

The mayor is elected for 8 years. Mayor Bernd-Dieter Esslinger's term ended in 2006. Since 2006, Uwe Ganzenmüller holds the office.

  • 1982 – 2006: Bernd-Dieter Esslinger
  • since 2006: Uwe Ganzenmüller

Sister municipalities[edit]

Bodelshausen maintains friendly relationships with:


Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Johannes Nill (1825–1894), Founder of private Zoo in Stuttgart
  • Ernst von Wittich (1835–1922), General superintendent of the city of Tübingen
  • Jakob Nill (1875–1960), Federal Parliament representative
  • Otto Keck (* 1944), political scientist
  • Barbara Schober (* 1958), Mulit-media artist and online journalist


Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Traffic[edit]

The federal highway 27 connects the town with Tübingen and Stuttgart, as well as Balingen and Rottweil.

References[edit]

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