Sankt Blasien

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Sankt Blasien
Coat of arms of Sankt Blasien
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Sankt Blasien   is located in Germany
Sankt Blasien
Sankt Blasien
Coordinates: 47°45′43″N 8°7′42″E / 47.76194°N 8.12833°E / 47.76194; 8.12833Coordinates: 47°45′43″N 8°7′42″E / 47.76194°N 8.12833°E / 47.76194; 8.12833
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Waldshut
Government
 • Mayor Johann Meier
Area
 • Total 54.36 km2 (20.99 sq mi)
Elevation 770 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,016
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79837
Dialling codes 07672
Vehicle registration WT
Website www.st-blasien.de

St. Blasien (Sankt Blasien) is a small town located in the Waldshut district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the Southern Black Forest, 17 km northeast of Waldshut-Tiengen.

St. Blaise's Abbey in the Black Forest is located in St. Blasien. The town is twinned with Saint-Blaise in Switzerland. It is home to the Jesuit college-preparatory school, Kolleg St. Blasien.

Sankt Blasien

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Alfred Buntru (1887-1974), water engineer and rector of the RWTH Aachen University.
  • Josef Glaser (1887-1969), national football (soccer) player.
  • Busso Thoma (1899-1945) executed by the Nazi regime as one of the co-conspirators in the July 1944 attempted assassination of Hitler.

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