Hohenfels, Konstanz

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For Hohenfels in the Upper Palatinate, see Hohenfels, Bavaria.
Coat of arms of Hohenfels
Coat of arms
Hohenfels  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 47°53′08″N 09°06′34″E / 47.88556°N 9.10944°E / 47.88556; 9.10944Coordinates: 47°53′08″N 09°06′34″E / 47.88556°N 9.10944°E / 47.88556; 9.10944
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
 • Mayor Hans Veit
 • Total 30.50 km2 (11.78 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,059
 • Density 68/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78355
Dialling codes 07557, 07775, 07771
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.hohenfels.de

Hohenfels is a municipality in Konstanz district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


The municipal area is located north of Lake Constance on the eastern rim of the Hegau region, about 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Stockach. It includes the villages of Deutwang, Kalkofen, Liggersdorf, Mindersdorf, and Selgetsweiler.


Liggersdorf parish church

In 1352 the Swabian lordship of Hohenfels around the 12th century New Hohenfels Castle was inherited by the noble House of Jungingen. Konrad von Jungingen (c. 1355–1407) and his brother Ulrich (1360–1410) served as Grand Masters of the Teutonic Knights; in 1506 the Teutonic Order purchased the Lordship of Hohenfels, which became part of the Altshausen commandry within the Alsace-Burgundy bailiwick.

After the German mediatisation in 1803, Hohenfels fell to the Principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and from 1850 was part of the Prussian Province of Hohenzollern.