Oberdischingen

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Oberdischingen
Coat of arms of Oberdischingen
Coat of arms
Oberdischingen   is located in Germany
Oberdischingen
Oberdischingen
Coordinates: 48°18′9″N 9°49′44″E / 48.30250°N 9.82889°E / 48.30250; 9.82889Coordinates: 48°18′9″N 9°49′44″E / 48.30250°N 9.82889°E / 48.30250; 9.82889
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Alb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Benno Droste
Area
 • Total 8.84 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Elevation 483 m (1,585 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,048
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89610
Dialling codes 07305
Vehicle registration UL
Website www.oberdischingen.de

'Oberdischingen' is a municipality in Alb-Donau-Kreis in Baden-Württemberg.

Geography[edit]

Geographical location[edit]

Oberdischingen is located on the Danube between Ehingen (9 km) and Ulm (18 km).

Neighbouring communities[edit]

The municipality is bordering to the north by to the district Niederhofen of Allmendingen, to the east and south to the city of Erbach and to the west to Öpfingen.

History[edit]

Oberdischingen was first mentioned in documents in 1148. The as Malefizschenk known Franz Ludwig Schenk von Castell (1736-1821) built here his prison. Most famous inmate of the prison was the Vagantin and crook Elisabetha Gaßner, which was executed here on January 17, 1788. In 1806 Oberdischingen - like the entire area - came to Württemberg.

Religions[edit]

Since 1275 Oberdischingen has its own parish. Oberdischingen is predominantly Catholic.

Politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • 1930 years: Josef Schlick
  • 1948-1952: Erich Klumpp
  • 1952-1956: Vincent Ströbele
  • 1956-1983: Alois Speiser
  • 1983-1997: Hans chisels
  • 1997-2014: Benno Droste
  • Since 2014: Friedrich Nägele

Traffic[edit]

Oberdischingen is connected by the Bundesstraße 311 to the national road network.

Educational institutions[edit]

Oberdischingen has a primary, and Werkrealschule.

Leisure and sports facilities[edit]

In Oberdischingen there are two football fields and four tennis courts.

Things[edit]

Oberdischingen is located on the Upper Swabian Baroque Route. The exceptional historic center is well worth seeing: Houses in French baroque Mansard - style were built by Franz Ludwig Count Schenk von Castell (1736-1821).

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