Gschwend

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Gschwend
Coat of arms of Gschwend
Coat of arms
Gschwend   is located in Germany
Gschwend
Gschwend
Coordinates: 48°56′03″N 09°44′36″E / 48.93417°N 9.74333°E / 48.93417; 9.74333Coordinates: 48°56′03″N 09°44′36″E / 48.93417°N 9.74333°E / 48.93417; 9.74333
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ostalbkreis
Government
 • Mayor Rosalinde Kottmann
Area
 • Total 54.50 km2 (21.04 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,966
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74417
Dialling codes 07972
Vehicle registration AA
Website www.gschwend.de

Gschwend is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis district.

Notable people[edit]

  • Philipp Gottlieb Osiander (1803–1876), born in Frickenhofen, Oberamtmann and Member of Landtag
  • Friedrich von Schmidt (1825–1891), born in Frickenhofen, architect of many churches and town halls in new-gothic style
  • Christian Dietrich (1844–1919), Swabian old-pietist
  • Peter Jakob Schober (1897–1983), painter
  • Lina Haag (1907–2012) resistance fighter [2]
  • Erich Schneider (born 1933), politician (CDU), President of Landtag Baden-Württemberg from 1982 till 1992

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