Tengen, Germany

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Coat of arms of Tengen
Coat of arms
Tengen  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
 • Mayor Marian Schreier
 • Total 61.98 km2 (23.93 sq mi)
Elevation 614 m (2,014 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,584
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78250
Dialling codes 07736
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.tengen.de
Lordship (County) of Tengen
Herrschaft (Grafschaft) Tengen
State of the Holy Roman Empire
11th century–1651
Capital Tengen
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Established before 1112 11th century
 •  Sold to Lords of

 •  Sold to Habsburgs 1305–87
 •  Fell to Teutonic Order 1488
 •  United with Lgvt

 •  Pawned to Auersperg 1651
 •  Auersperg & Tengen
    mediatised to Baden

Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Swabia
County of Auersperg

Tengen is a town in the district of Konstanz, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated near the border with Switzerland, 14 kilometres (9 miles) north of Schaffhausen.


From 1973 to 2015 Helmut Groß was the mayor of Tengen.[2] His successor is Marian Schreier.[3]

  • 1973–2015: Helmut Groß (* 1948 in Crailsheim)
  • since May 2015: Marian Schreier (* 1990 in Stuttgart; SPD)

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Otto Sauter (born 1961), piccolo trumpeter, especially in baroque music

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Matthias Biehler: Bürgermeister: Es kann nur eine Liste geben. In: Südkurier vom 10. Mai 2010.
  3. ^ "25-jähriger Marian Schreier in Tengen: Jüngster Bürgermeister von Deutschland". SWR.de (in German). Retrieved 2015-03-02.