Walldürn

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Walldürn
Coat of arms of Walldürn
Coat of arms
Walldürn   is located in Germany
Walldürn
Walldürn
Coordinates: 49°34′59″N 9°22′5″E / 49.58306°N 9.36806°E / 49.58306; 9.36806Coordinates: 49°34′59″N 9°22′5″E / 49.58306°N 9.36806°E / 49.58306; 9.36806
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Markus Günther (CDU)
Area
 • Total 105.88 km2 (40.88 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,506
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74731, 63928 (Spritzenmühle)
Dialling codes 06282, 06285, 06286
Vehicle registration MOS, BCH
Website www.wallduern.de

Walldürn is a town in the Neckar-Odenwald district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 23 km southwest of Wertheim. The town of Walldürn consists of the ten districts Walldürn-Stadt, Altheim, Gerolzahn, Glashofen, Gottersdorf, Hornbach, Kaltenbrunn, Reinhardsachsen, Rippberg and Wettersdorf. Walldürn Basilica:[1]

Mayors[edit]

  • 1901–1907: Knoth, Hermann
  • 1907–1909: Schön, Friederich (temporary)
  • 1909–1919: Nimis, Wilhelm
  • 1919–1920: Helmling, Peter
  • 1920–1925: Scheurich, Otto
  • 1925–1930: Trautmann, Arthur
  • 1930–1933: Geier, Michael
  • 1933: Kaufmann, Josef
  • 1933–1940: Kiefer, Karl (appointed)
  • 1940–1945: Leiblein, Josef (appointed)
  • 1945–1946: Trunk, Heinrich (temporary) und Scheurich, Otto (tempoorary)
  • 1946–1948: Schmidt, Hermann
  • 1948–1966: Trautmann, Arthur (SPD)
  • 1966–1974: Hübner, Alfred
  • 1974–1975: Hollerbach, Robert (temporary administrator)
  • 1975–1991: Hollerbach, Robert (CDU)
  • 1991–2007: Joseph, Karl-Heinz (SPD)
  • since 2007: Günther, Markus (CDU)


Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Walter Zimmermann (1892-1980), biologist and botanist
  • Peter Assion (1941-1994), ethnologist and germanist
  • Peter Hauk (born 1960), forest manager, politician and Member of Landtag since 1992 (CDU),
  • Silvia Neid (born 1964), former footballer and world champion coach of the German women's football team
Walldürn-Town hall
Walldürn-Savings bank
Gottersdorf St. Michael church

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