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Coat of arms of Oberwolfach
Coat of arms
Oberwolfach   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°19′N 8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217Coordinates: 48°19′N 8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
 • Mayor Jürgen Nowak
 • Total 51.27 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation 323 m (1,060 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,571
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77709
Dialling codes 07834
Vehicle registration OG
Website oberwolfach.de

Oberwolfach is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the site of the Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach, or Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.


Geographical situation[edit]

The town of Oberwolfach lies between 270 and 948 meters above sea level in the central Schwarzwald (Black Forest) on the river Wolf, a tributary of the Kinzig.

Neighbouring localities[edit]

The district is neighboured by Bad Peterstal-Griesbach to the north, Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach in Landkreis Freudenstadt to the east, by the towns of Wolfach and Hausach to the south, and by Oberharmersbach to the west.


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