Inzigkofen

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Inzigkofen
Coat of arms of Inzigkofen
Coat of arms
Inzigkofen   is located in Germany
Inzigkofen
Inzigkofen
Location of Inzigkofen within Sigmaringen district
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Coordinates: 48°4′18″N 9°10′32″E / 48.07167°N 9.17556°E / 48.07167; 9.17556Coordinates: 48°4′18″N 9°10′32″E / 48.07167°N 9.17556°E / 48.07167; 9.17556
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Sigmaringen
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Gombold
Area
 • Total 28.76 km2 (11.10 sq mi)
Elevation 590 m (1,940 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,746
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72514
Dialling codes 07571
Vehicle registration SIG
Website www.inzigkofen.de
Inzigkofen

Inzigkofen is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Historically, it is part of the Swabian north Alpine foreland basin.[2]

It consists of three districts:

Coat of
Arms
District
(Teilort)
Population[3] Area[3]
Inzigkofen Inzigkofen
with Nickhof
und Pault
1372 931 hectares (2,300 acres)
Engelswies Engelswies 611 749 hectares (1,850 acres)
Vilsingen Vilsingen
with Dietfurt
845 1,196 hectares (2,960 acres)

Within Engelswies is the now-abandoned Talsberg quarry, known for its fossiliferous layers, and the site of evidence of the oldest Eurasian hominoids; a molar tooth found there in June 1973 was reported in June 2011 to have been "dated with relative precision at 17 to 17.1 Ma" (million years ago).[2]

Mayors[edit]

In November 2004 Bernd Gombold,[4] was elected mayor with 96,8 % of the vote.[5] [6]


  • 1946–1949: Fridolin Oswald
  • 1949–1966: Johann Scherer
  • 1967–1972: Manfred Sailer
  • 1973–2005: Pius Widmer
  • since 2005: Bernd Gombold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Oldest Eurasian Hominoids Lived in Swabia: Molar Tooth Dated at 17 Million Years Old". Science Daily. June 22, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  3. ^ a b Sonja Köser, Inzigkofen Community Office, 18 January 2011.
  4. ^ Sebastian Pantel (sep): Vom Lausbub zum Stadtvater. In: Südkurier vom 4. Dezember 2010.
  5. ^ Hermann-Peter Steinmüller (hps): Kompliment vom Landrat. In: Südkurier vom 30. November 2004.
  6. ^ Manfred Dieterle-Jöchle (dim): Zur Person. In: Südkurier vom 28. Mai 2005.