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For the town in Unterallgäu, see Sontheim, Bavaria.
Coat of arms of Sontheim
Coat of arms
Sontheim   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°33′25″N 10°17′3″E / 48.55694°N 10.28417°E / 48.55694; 10.28417Coordinates: 48°33′25″N 10°17′3″E / 48.55694°N 10.28417°E / 48.55694; 10.28417
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Heidenheim
 • Mayor Matthias Kraut
 • Total 28.92 km2 (11.17 sq mi)
Elevation 445 m (1,460 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,412
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89567
Dialling codes 07325
Vehicle registration HDH

Sontheim (full name: Sontheim an der Brenz) is a municipality in the district of Heidenheim in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located northeast of Ulm, at the southern end of the Swabian Jura.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Sontheim shares borders with the following towns and villages: Hermaringen(Heidenheim County)in the north,Bächingen an der Brenz (Dillingen County, Bavaria)in the east and the south, as well as Niederstotzingen (Heidenheim County)in the west.


Sontheim an der Brenz consists of the main community Sontheim and the villages of Brenz and Bergenweiler. Brenz and Bergenweiler became part of Sontheim during Baden-Württemberg's last district reform in the 1970s.

Twin towns[edit]

The town is twinned with: