Triberg im Schwarzwald

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Triberg im Schwarzwald
Triberg seen from the west
Triberg seen from the west
Coat of arms of Triberg im Schwarzwald
Location of Triberg im Schwarzwald within Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis district
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Triberg im Schwarzwald is located in Germany
Triberg im Schwarzwald
Triberg im Schwarzwald
Triberg im Schwarzwald is located in Baden-Württemberg
Triberg im Schwarzwald
Triberg im Schwarzwald
Coordinates: 48°7′51″N 8°13′54″E / 48.13083°N 8.23167°E / 48.13083; 8.23167Coordinates: 48°7′51″N 8°13′54″E / 48.13083°N 8.23167°E / 48.13083; 8.23167
Admin. regionFreiburg
 • Mayor (2017–25) Gallus Strobel[1] (CDU)
 • Total33.32 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Lowest elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
 • Total4,656
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes07722
Vehicle registrationVS

Triberg im Schwarzwald is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the Schwarzwald-Baar district in the Black Forest. In 2020, it had a population of 4,656. Triberg lies in the middle of the Black Forest between 500 and 1038 metres above sea level.

The Triberg Waterfalls, a series of waterfalls in the Gutach River, are among the tallest in Germany. With a total vertical drop of 151m (496 feet), the falls are shorter than the tallest waterfall in Germany, the Röthbachfall. However, the Triberg Falls are better known and have easier public access.

Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft Triberg, a regional utility, was founded 1896 by Friedrich Wilhelm Schoen, Wilhelm Eduard von Schoen and the famous industrialist and inventor Carl von Linde. It is still active today and partially owned by local municipalities. Watchmaking was once a thriving local industry, but no longer plays a central role in the economy. A private hospital, Asklepios Klinik, is the town's major employer. The number of inhabitants decreased from 8,000 to 5,000.[when?]


Other points of interest are:


The asteroid 619 Triberga is named after this town.

Notable inhabitants[edit]

  • Albrecht Dold (1928-2011), mathematician and professor in Heidelberg
  • Christof Duffner (born 1971), former ski jumper
  • Hubert Lienhard (born 1951), Chairman of the Board of Management of Voith
  • Hans-Peter Pohl (born 1965), Olympic winner in Nordic Combined Calgary 1988

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  1. ^ Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 14 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2020" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2020] (CSV). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). June 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.

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