Willstätt

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Willstätt
Coat of arms of Willstätt
Coat of arms
Willstätt   is located in Germany
Willstätt
Willstätt
Coordinates: 48°32′30″N 07°53′47″E / 48.54167°N 7.89639°E / 48.54167; 7.89639Coordinates: 48°32′30″N 07°53′47″E / 48.54167°N 7.89639°E / 48.54167; 7.89639
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Marco Steffens
Area
 • Total 55.26 km2 (21.34 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,569
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77731
Dialling codes 07852
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.willstaett.de

Willstätt is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

History[edit]

Medieval[edit]

The earliest known mention to the town is from 1232.[2]

Early Modern[edit]

In August 1643 Imperialist forces took the town's castle.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Leo BW.
  3. ^ Helfferich, Tryntje, The Thirty Years War: A Documentary History (Cambridge, 2009), p. 298.