Holzkirch

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Holzkirch
Coat of arms of Holzkirch
Coat of arms
Holzkirch   is located in Germany
Holzkirch
Holzkirch
Coordinates: 48°31′50″N 9°59′43″E / 48.53056°N 9.99528°E / 48.53056; 9.99528Coordinates: 48°31′50″N 9°59′43″E / 48.53056°N 9.99528°E / 48.53056; 9.99528
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Alb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Lindner
Area
 • Total 8.14 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 264
 • Density 32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89183
Dialling codes 07340
Vehicle registration UL
Website www.holzkirch.de

Holzkirch is a small municipality in the Alb-Donau-Kreis in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The community belongs to the administration unit Langenau.


Geography[edit]

Holzkirch is located on the southern edge of the Swabian Jura north of the Lone valley and north of Ulm.

Neighboring communities[edit]

The municipality borders on Weidenstetten, on the east by Neenstetten, in the southeast of Bernstadt, on the south by Breitingen and on the west by Westerstetten.

History[edit]

Holzkirch was first documented in 1362 and came 1385 into the possession of the imperial city of Ulm. As Ulm 1803 lost its status, the place came from Ulm to Bavaria. The border between Bavaria and Württemberg in 1810 finally laid down in a contract and Holzkirch became part of Württemberg.

Things[edit]

St. Barbara's Church

Buildings[edit]

The late Romanesque Barbara Church tower from around 1150 offered around the village for the population protection in troubled times. The very massive cemetery wall was probably for defense.

Holzkirch (8)

St.Barbara Church

see also Castle Holzkirch

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