Wildberg, Baden-Württemberg

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Wildberg
Coat of arms of Wildberg
Coat of arms
Wildberg  is located in Germany
Wildberg
Wildberg
Coordinates: 48°37′26″N 8°44′50″E / 48.62389°N 8.74722°E / 48.62389; 8.74722Coordinates: 48°37′26″N 8°44′50″E / 48.62389°N 8.74722°E / 48.62389; 8.74722
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Calw
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Bünger
Area
 • Total 56.68 km2 (21.88 sq mi)
Elevation 395 m (1,296 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,895
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72218
Dialling codes 07054
Vehicle registration CW
Website www.wildberg.de

Wildberg is a town in the district of Calw in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The asteroid 117506 Wildberg was named in its honour by its discoverer, the Observatorium Wildberg.

Notable people[edit]

  • Hans Weisshaar (1913–1991), violin restorer who relocated to America, was born in Wildberg.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Connected to Wildberg[edit]

  • In the 16th century the Württemberg reformer Andreas Cellarius worked in Wildberg as a pastor.
  • The most prominent citizens of the city are Walter Schultheiss (born 1924) and Trudel Smudge (born 1925) (both actors).

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