Menzenschwand

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Menzenschwand
Village of St. Blasien
Coat of arms of Menzenschwand
Coat of arms
Location of Menzenschwand
Menzenschwand is located in Germany
Menzenschwand
Menzenschwand
Menzenschwand is located in Baden-Württemberg
Menzenschwand
Menzenschwand
Coordinates: 47°49′4″N 8°4′14″E / 47.81778°N 8.07056°E / 47.81778; 8.07056Coordinates: 47°49′4″N 8°4′14″E / 47.81778°N 8.07056°E / 47.81778; 8.07056
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
TownSt. Blasien
Elevation
863 m (2,831 ft)
Population
 (2015-04-01)
 • Total545
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79837
Dialling codes07675

Menzenschwand is a climatic health spa in the Black Forest in Germany. The village lies within the borough of St. Blasien in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

Geography[edit]

Wasserfalls in the gorge of the Menzenschwander Alb
Upper Alb valley with the terminal moraine of Kluse (front), terrace to the Krunkelbach valley bottom (centre) and Hinterdorf
View from Spießhorn into the valley of the Menzenschwander Alb. Left the Hinterdorf; right: the Vorderdorf

Menzenschwand comprises three villages, Vorderdorf ("front village"), Mitteldorf ("middle village") and Hinterdorf ("rear village"), has a population of just under 550 inhabitants and belongs to the borough of St. Blasien. It lies in the valley of Menzenschwander Alb which runs south from the 1,493-metre-high Feldberg. The valley joins the westward-running valley of the Bernauer Alb above St. Blasien. In the valley to the east lies the lake of Schluchsee.

Sights[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Frank Bode: Subrezenter Vegetations- und Landschaftswandel im Südschwarzwald. Untersucht am Beispiel des Menzenschwander Tals. Dissertation, University of Freiburg, 2005, urn:nbn:de:bsz:25-opus-26477
  • Hubert Mayer, Michael Ehlert (2000), Chronik Menzenschwand. Geschichte eines Schwarzwalddorfes (in German), St. Blasien: Stadtverwaltung, ISBN 3-00-007141-5
  • Armin Simon (2003), Arbeitskreis Regionalgeschichte Freiburg e.V. (ed.), "Der Streit um das Schwarzwald-Uran. Die Auseinandersetzung um den Uranbergbau in Menzenschwand im Südschwarzwald 1960–1991", Alltag & Provinz (in German), Bremgarten: Donzelli-Kluckert Verlag, Vol. 11, ISBN 3-933284-11-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zahlen Daten Fakten auf der Webseite der Stadt St. Blasien, abgerufen am 15. Juli 2016
  2. ^ "Startseite - Le Petit Salon" (in German). Retrieved 2016-06-22.

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