Pforzen

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Pforzen
Coat of arms of Pforzen
Coat of arms
Pforzen   is located in Germany
Pforzen
Pforzen
Coordinates: 47°56′N 10°37′E / 47.933°N 10.617°E / 47.933; 10.617Coordinates: 47°56′N 10°37′E / 47.933°N 10.617°E / 47.933; 10.617
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Ostallgäu
Government
 • Mayor Maximilian Haug (CSU/FW)
Area
 • Total 23.69 km2 (9.15 sq mi)
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,216
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 87666
Dialling codes 08346
Vehicle registration OAL
Website www.pforzen.de

Pforzen is a municipality in Ostallgäu, Bavaria.

Cemetery[edit]

Near Pforzen is an extended Alemannic cemetery that was in use from the 5th up to the 8th century. A total of 442 graves were excavated in two campaigns in 1991/2 and 1996. Two items bearing runic inscriptions were recovered, the Pforzen buckle in 1992 and an ivory ring in 1996.

Images[edit]

Church St. Valentin
former railstation Pforzen

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