Werbach

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Werbach
Coat of arms of Werbach
Coat of arms
Werbach   is located in Germany
Werbach
Werbach
Location of Werbach within Main-Tauber-Kreis district
Werbach im Main-Tauber-Kreis.png
Coordinates: 49°40′09″N 09°38′26″E / 49.66917°N 9.64056°E / 49.66917; 9.64056Coordinates: 49°40′09″N 09°38′26″E / 49.66917°N 9.64056°E / 49.66917; 9.64056
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Main-Tauber-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Ottmar Dürr
Area
 • Total 43.18 km2 (16.67 sq mi)
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,264
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97956
Dialling codes 09341, 09348, 09349
Vehicle registration TBB, MGH
Website www.werbach.de

Werbach is a country town in the district of Main-Tauber in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Geographical location[edit]

Werbach is located in the Taubertal between Tauberbischofsheim, Wertheim (Main) and Würzburg.

History[edit]

Werbach is first mentioned in the year 1248. In 1563 the plague killed almost 500 people in Werbach. During the Campaign of the Main near Werbach one of the last combats of the Austro-Prussian War took place. On 24 July 1866 troops of Baden fought against troops of Oldenburg. The troops of Oldenburg, allies of the Prussians, occupied Werbach.

According to a municipal reform in Baden-Württemberg the municipalities of Werbach, Wenkheim, Werbachhausen and Brunntal were combined to the new municipality of Werbach on 31 December 1973. Gamburg and Niklashausen followed on 1 January 1975.[2]

External links[edit]

Official site of Werbach


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Statistisches Bundesamt (ed.): Historisches Gemeindeverzeichnis für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Namens-, Grenz- und Schlüsselnummernänderungen bei Gemeinden, Kreisen und Regierungsbezirken vom 27.5.1970 bis 31.12.1982. W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart/Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1, p. 469.