Wallerstein, Bavaria

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Wallerstein
Coat of arms of Wallerstein
Coat of arms
Wallerstein  is located in Germany
Wallerstein
Wallerstein
Coordinates: 48°53′N 10°26′E / 48.883°N 10.433°E / 48.883; 10.433Coordinates: 48°53′N 10°26′E / 48.883°N 10.433°E / 48.883; 10.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Donau-Ries
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Mayer (PW)
Area
 • Total 19.45 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Elevation 441 m (1,447 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,379
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86757
Dialling codes 09081
Vehicle registration DON
Website www.markt-wallerstein.de
Wallerstein, monument (die Pestsäule) and catholic church Pfarrkirche Sankt Alban

Wallerstein is a municipality and former principality in the district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria in Germany.

It was first mentioned 1238 as Steinheim. For generations ruled by the House of Oettingen-Wallerstein, in 1806 Wallerstein became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria by the process of mediatisation.

Mayors[edit]

  • 1972-2002: Manfred Schürer
  • since 2002: Joseph Mayer

Culture and Sights[edit]

Sons and daughters of the place[edit]

Ludwig Fürst zu Oettingen-Wallerstein

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