Neuenburg am Rhein

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Neuenburg am Rhein
Coat of arms of Neuenburg am Rhein
Coat of arms
Neuenburg am Rhein   is located in Germany
Neuenburg am Rhein
Neuenburg am Rhein
Coordinates: 47°48′53″N 7°33′43″E / 47.81472°N 7.56194°E / 47.81472; 7.56194Coordinates: 47°48′53″N 7°33′43″E / 47.81472°N 7.56194°E / 47.81472; 7.56194
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
 • Mayor Joachim Schuster (CDU)
 • Total 44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,081
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79389–79395
Dialling codes 07631
Vehicle registration FR
Imperial City of Neuenburg
Reichsstadt Neuenburg
Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
Capital Neuenburg am Rhein
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Founded by Duke Berchtold IV 1175
 •  Granted Reichsfreiheit by Emp. Frederick II 1219 (confirmed 1274) 1219
 •  Adolphine privileges 24 December 1292
 •  Destroyed by flooding 1302
 •  To Further Austria 1311
Preceded by
Succeeded by
House of Zähringen
Further Austria

Neuenburg am Rhein is a town in the district Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Rhine, 18 km northeast of Mulhouse, and 28 km north of Basel.


Since 1991 the mayor of Neuenburg is Joachim Schuster (CDU) (born 1956), he was reelected in 1999, 2007 and 2015.

However, the election of 2015 must be repeated.[2]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Neuenburg am Rhein, Town hall place
Neuenburg, Local museum


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