Elchesheim-Illingen

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Elchesheim-Illingen
Church in Elchesheim
Church in Elchesheim
Coat of arms of Elchesheim-Illingen
Coat of arms
Elchesheim-Illingen is located in Germany
Elchesheim-Illingen
Elchesheim-Illingen
Location of Elchesheim-Illingen within Rastatt district
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Coordinates: 48°55′55″N 08°12′46″E / 48.93194°N 8.21278°E / 48.93194; 8.21278Coordinates: 48°55′55″N 08°12′46″E / 48.93194°N 8.21278°E / 48.93194; 8.21278
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rastatt
Government
 • Mayor Rolf Spiegelhalder
Area
 • Total 10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,234
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76477
Dialling codes 07245
Vehicle registration RA
Website www.elchesheim-illingen.de

Elchesheim-Illingen is a village in Southwestern Germany, located between Karlsruhe and Rastatt. The river Rhine flows 5 km west of the village.

Population[edit]

Elchesheim-Illingen has 3208 inhabitants and is 10.15 square kilometres large (including forest and countryside).

Neighbour towns and villages[edit]

Elchesheim-Illingen borders on the following towns, clockwise beginning from the north: Au am Rhein, Durmersheim, Bietigheim (Baden), Steinmauern.

Geography[edit]

The village is located near the river Rhine, also there are "Rheinauen", old channels of the river. In this area are many forests, also there is the Goldkanal (goldcanal), an old lake where gold was found.

The nearest big city is Karlsruhe. In the near of this region is the famous Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald). The nearest airport is the Airport Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.

Mayors[edit]

  • 1971–1987: Klemens Wittmann
  • 1987–2003: Kurt Hertweck
  • 2003–2011: Joachim Ertl
  • since 2011: Rolf Spiegelhalder

References[edit]

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