Munderkingen

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Munderkingen
Munderkingen on the Danube river
Munderkingen on the Danube river
Coat of arms of Munderkingen
Location of Munderkingen within Alb-Donau-Kreis district
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Munderkingen is located in Germany
Munderkingen
Munderkingen
Munderkingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Munderkingen
Munderkingen
Coordinates: 48°14′7″N 9°38′38″E / 48.23528°N 9.64389°E / 48.23528; 9.64389Coordinates: 48°14′7″N 9°38′38″E / 48.23528°N 9.64389°E / 48.23528; 9.64389
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictAlb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor (2014–22) Michael Lohner[1]
Area
 • Total13.08 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Elevation
516 m (1,693 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,385
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
89597
Dialling codes07393
Vehicle registrationUL
Websitewww.munderkingen.de

Munderkingen (pronunciation ) is the smallest town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is situated on the Danube, 9 km southwest of Ehingen, and 31 km southwest of Ulm.

Buildings[edit]

Danube Bridge[edit]

The so-called "New Danube Bridge" 1893 was the first massive concrete arch bridge, which was built with an arch span of more than 50 m: Engineer Karl Leibbrand from Stuttgart was the builder, the work was carried out by the construction company Buck from Ehingen.[3][4] The bridge was busted in World War II, on April 22, 1945, by retreating German engineering troops. Reconstruction began immediately after the war. In June 1948, the re-created Danube bridge was inaugurated by the occupying power of the French zone.

Old hospital[edit]

Built in 1889–90, the historicist building belongs to the townscape.

Transport[edit]

Munderkingen is served by the Ulm–Sigmaringen railway.

Munderkingen in Alb-Donau-district
Munderkingen station, built 1870
Munderkingen Town hall

Daughters and sons of the town[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 11 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. June 2022.
  3. ^ Munderkinger Donaubrücke at Structurae. Retrieved de.
  4. ^ Betonbrücken at Zeno.org. Article by: Viktor von Röll (ed.): Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens (Encyclopaedia of the Railway), 2nd edition, 1912–1923, Vol. 2, S. 271 ff. (Mit Darstellung des Längsschnittes und Gelenks der Donaubrücke)