Staig

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Staig
Coat of arms of Staig
Coat of arms
Staig   is located in Germany
Staig
Staig
Coordinates: 48°17′58″N 9°59′28″E / 48.29944°N 9.99111°E / 48.29944; 9.99111Coordinates: 48°17′58″N 9°59′28″E / 48.29944°N 9.99111°E / 48.29944; 9.99111
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Alb-Donau-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Martin Jung
Area
 • Total 17.74 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,101
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89195
Dialling codes 07346
Vehicle registration UL
Website www.staig.de

Staig is a municipality in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The community belongs to the Gemeindeverwaltungsverband-Kirchberg Weihungstal with headquarter in Illerkirchberg.

Geography[edit]

Staig is located on the plateau between the Danube and Iller south of Ulm. The districts Steinberg and Altheim lying on the ridge of both sides of Weihung valley. The other districts are in the valley of the Weihungon or in a side valley. The community thus belongs to the landscape of the Holzstöcke.

Neighboring communities[edit]

The municipality is borderinf to the north to district Unterweiler of Ulm, on the east to Illerkirchberg, in the southeast to Illerrieden, on the south to Schnürpflingen and on the west to Hüttisheim .

Municipality arrangement[edit]

The municipality Staig consists of the six districts Altheim, Essendorf, Harthausen, Staig, Steinberg and Weinstetten.

History[edit]

Staig was first mentioned as "Steiga" in 1127, Altheim followed in 1194. The eldest district however is Harthausen, which appeared in a document already 1093. The other districts followed in the 14th century. On April 1, 1972, the municipality Steinberg was amalgamated with Weinstetten, which was renamed on October 9, 1972, in Staig.

Church in Steinberg

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