Fluorn-Winzeln

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Fluorn-Winzeln
Coat of arms of Fluorn-Winzeln
Coat of arms
Fluorn-Winzeln   is located in Germany
Fluorn-Winzeln
Fluorn-Winzeln
Coordinates: 48°17′53″N 08°29′27″E / 48.29806°N 8.49083°E / 48.29806; 8.49083Coordinates: 48°17′53″N 08°29′27″E / 48.29806°N 8.49083°E / 48.29806; 8.49083
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Rottweil
Government
 • Mayor Bernhard Tjaden
Area
 • Total 24.59 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
Elevation 649 m (2,129 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,077
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78737
Dialling codes 07402
Vehicle registration RW
Website www.fluorn-winzeln.de

Fluorn-Winzeln is a municipality in the district of Rottweil, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Geographical location[edit]

Fluorn-Winzeln is located on the eastern edge of the Black Forest on the Neckar Valley, about six kilometers west of Oberndorf am Neckar at an altitude of 649 m above sea level.

Neighboring communities[edit]

The municipality is bordering to the north to the Alpirsbach district Peterzell in the district of Freudenstadt, in the east to the Oberdorfer district Beffendorf, on the south to the Schramberg district Waldmössingen and in the west to Aichhalden.

Fluorn-Winzeln in Rottweil district

Municipality arrangement[edit]

The municipality Fluorn-Winzeln consists of the previously independent municipalities Fluorn and Winzeln.[2]

History[edit]

Archaeological findings suggest that in Roman times a brickyard was in Winzeln forest.[3] In 1099 Fluorn is first mentioned in a document of the Alpirsbach Abbey. On November 1, 1972, the two villages Fluorn and Winzeln closed together and merged to Fluorn-Winzeln.

Politics[edit]

The community belongs to the Agreed Management Board of the City Oberndorf am Neckar.

Mayor[edit]

On 14 August 2005 Bernhard Tjaden was elected on the second ballot as the new mayor of the municipality. He broke from Wolfgang Schnell. In the mayoral elections on January 27, 2014 Bernhard Tjaden was confirmed for a further eight years in office.

Partnerships[edit]

Fluorn-Winzeln maintains partnerships with Schönau an der Triesting in Lower Austria and to the hamlet Obercarsdorf of the town Dippoldiswalde in Saxony.

Sports[edit]

There are two football clubs, the VFL Fluorn and the SV Winzeln.

Education[edit]

In the district Fluorn there is a primary school with Werkrealschule, the primary school in the district Winzeln was closed in summer 2015. All secondary schools are available in the nearby cities of Oberndorf am Neckar, Aichhalden, Schramberg, Dunningen and Rottweil.

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Reiner Trik (born 1963), ringer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band VI: Regierungsbezirk Freiburg Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1982, ISBN 3-17-007174-2. S. 481–482
  3. ^ Ulrich Brandl und Emmi Federhofer: Ton + Technik. Römische Ziegel. Theiss, Stuttgart 2010, ISBN 978-3-8062-2403-0 (Schriften des Limesmuseums Aalen. Nr. 61)