|• Mayor||Heinrich Götz, PhD|
|• Total||76.46 km2 (29.52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||492 m (1,614 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- 1 Geography
- 2 History
- 3 Politics
- 4 Culture and objects of interest
- 5 Economics and infrastructure
- 6 References
- 7 External links
- 8 References
Haigerloch lies at between 430 and 550 metres elevation in the valley of the Eyach, which forms two loops in a steep shelly limestone valley. It calls itself the 'Felsenstädtchen' (rocky small town).
The municipalities are specified in clockwise order from the north, and belong to the Zollernalbkreis unless indicated.
Haigerloch consists of the nine districts:
- Bad Imnau
The first documented mention of Haigerloch was in the year 1095. In the thirteenth century, Haigerloch received Stadtrecht (town status). In the last months of World War II, Haigerloch was the location of part of the German nuclear programme, researching nuclear fission towards building an atom bomb. This was unsuccessful by the end of the war.
In the local council election of 13 June 2004, the result was:
Culture and objects of interest
Haigerloch lies on the Ferienstraße (holiday road) and on the Hohenzollernstraße.
- Atomic cellar in the rock under the castle church
- Roman tower (Römerturm)
- Lower part of town church
- Jewish cemetery in the Hague
- Kreisligist sports association Haigerloch in the ascent
- Hotel Krone, upper city street
Partnerships between cities
- Noyal-sur-Vilaine, France
Economics and infrastructure
The L410 connects the city with Rangendingen to the east. The L360 forms the feeder, along with the federal highway B463, to the A81 motorway.
One of the few rock salt mines still active in Germany is in the Stetten quarter. Salt has been extracted here since 1854.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013.
- Bethe, Hans A. (July 2000). "The German Uranium Project". Physics Today 53 (7): 34–36. doi:10.1063/1.1292473.
- This is a translation of the German wiki page at de:Haigerloch