Bonndorf

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Bonndorf
Coat of arms of Bonndorf
Coat of arms
Bonndorf   is located in Germany
Bonndorf
Bonndorf
Coordinates: 47°49′10″N 08°20′35″E / 47.81944°N 8.34306°E / 47.81944; 8.34306Coordinates: 47°49′10″N 08°20′35″E / 47.81944°N 8.34306°E / 47.81944; 8.34306
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Waldshut
Government
 • Mayor Michael Scharf
Area
 • Total 76.03 km2 (29.36 sq mi)
Elevation 845 m (2,772 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,836
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79844–79848
Dialling codes 07703
Vehicle registration WT
Website www.bonndorf.de
Bonndorf

Bonndorf is a town in the Waldshut district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the southern Black Forest, 14 km southeast of Titisee-Neustadt.

It comprises the villages Boll, Brunnadern, Dillendorf, Ebnet, Gündelwangen, Holzschlag, Wellendingen and Wittlekofen. The town is well known for its Fastnacht festival held on the days before Ash Wednesday. Wellendingen has its Frogs in the parade. Also in the town is a castle, the Japanese Gardens, and a dedicated museum to Fastnacht festives in the area. In Boll is the Wutach Gorge which runs into the Rhine.

Number of inhabitants[edit]

  • 1855: 1.212
  • 1900: 1.600
  • 1950: 2.100
  • 1970: 3.400
  • 1980: 5.364
  • 2013: 6.800
  • 2015: 6.836

Mayors since 1945[edit]

  • 1945: Fritz Göggel
  • August 1, 1945: Erwin Leser
  • 1946–1957: Leo Speck
  • 1958–1972: Oskar Stöckle
  • 1973–1992: Peter Folkerts (1946-1992)
  • since 1992: Michael Scharf (born 1964)

Personalities[edit]

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Konstantin Fehrenbach in 1921
  • Constantin Fehrenbach (1852-1926), politician (center), Reichskanzler from 1920 to 1921, was born in Wellendingen, today a district of Bonndorf
  • Adolf Würth (1905-1997), a national socialist racist theorist, who was involved in the genocide of Sinti and Roma, was born in Bonndorf
  • Clemens Binninger (born 1962), politician and Member of Bundestag (CDU), was born in Bonndorf and grew up in neighboring Wutach-Ewattingen.

People who are connected to the city[edit]

  • Ralf Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf CFE (1929-2009), German-British sociologist, politician and publicist, lived in London, Cologne and Bonndorf (Holzschlag)


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