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Main train station
Main train station
Coat of arms of Osterburken
Coat of arms
Osterburken   is located in Germany
Location of Osterburken within Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis district
Osterburken in MOS.svg
Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 9°25′34″E / 49.43083°N 9.42611°E / 49.43083; 9.42611Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 9°25′34″E / 49.43083°N 9.42611°E / 49.43083; 9.42611
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
District Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis
 • Mayor Jürgen Galm (CDU)
 • Total 47.32 km2 (18.27 sq mi)
Elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,544
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74706
Dialling codes 06291, 06292, 06295
Vehicle registration MOS, BCH
Website www.osterburken.de

Osterburken is a town in the Neckar-Odenwald district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 28 km southwest of Tauberbischofsheim, 50 km northeast of Heilbronn, 90 km east of Heidelberg, 60 km southwest of Würzburg and 30 km east of Mosbach. The S1 S-Bahn line of VRN public transport service operates between Homburg (Saarland) and Osterburken, hence the train station here is used frequently to transfer to and from other trains.

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • August Becker (1879-1953), physicist and university lecturer