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Castle and church in Donzdorf.
Castle and church in Donzdorf.
Coat of arms of Donzdorf
Coat of arms
Donzdorf   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°41′N 9°49′E / 48.683°N 9.817°E / 48.683; 9.817Coordinates: 48°41′N 9°49′E / 48.683°N 9.817°E / 48.683; 9.817
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Göppingen
 • Mayor Martin Stölzle
 • Total 39.82 km2 (15.37 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,769
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73072
Dialling codes 07162
Vehicle registration GP

Donzdorf is a town in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

It is located 12 km east of Göppingen, and 13 km south of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The town is home to Nuclear Blast Records, one of the biggest heavy metal music record companies in Germany.

Albrecht von Stotzingen 1903

Notable residents[edit]

  • Anton von Rechberg (1776-1837), Bavarian general and hofmeister
  • Franz Anton Staudenmaier (1800-1856), a Catholic theologian
  • Otto von Rechberg (1833-1918), nobleman of the kingdoms of Bavaria and Wurttemberg, 1899-1910 President of the Württemberg Chamber of lords
  • Albrecht von Stotzingen (1864-1938), Baron and the deputy of the First Chamber of the State Baden
  • Theodor Zeller (1900-1986), painter and graphic artist
  • Gabriele Miller (1923-2010), born in the district Winzingen, Roman Catholic theologian
  • Andreas Geiger (born 1969), film director
  • Carolin Villforth (born 1981), PhD Astrophysicist. Expert in active galactic nuclei (AGN).