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Neresheim, abbey in background
Neresheim, abbey in background
Coat of arms of Neresheim
Coat of arms
Neresheim   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°45′15″N 10°20′04″E / 48.75417°N 10.33444°E / 48.75417; 10.33444Coordinates: 48°45′15″N 10°20′04″E / 48.75417°N 10.33444°E / 48.75417; 10.33444
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ostalbkreis
 • Mayor Gerd Dannenmann
 • Total 118.56 km2 (45.78 sq mi)
Elevation 503 m (1,650 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,935
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73450
Dialling codes 07326, Elchingen 07367
Vehicle registration AA

Neresheim is a town in the Ostalbkreis district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northeast of Heidenheim, and 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Aalen. It's the home of the famous Neresheim Abbey, which still hosts monks, was Reichsfrei until the German Mediatisation and was built by Balthasar Neumann.

Neresheim is listed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, along with 95 other sites of battles won by the French army.[2]

Neresheim Cathedral
Neresheim Town hall (Red building with tower)
Former post-office Neresheim

Born in Neresheim[edit]