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Gaienhofen is a town in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

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Gaienhofen   is located in Germany
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Location of Gaienhofen within Konstanz district
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Coordinates: 47°40′59″N 8°58′56″E / 47.68306°N 8.98222°E / 47.68306; 8.98222Coordinates: 47°40′59″N 8°58′56″E / 47.68306°N 8.98222°E / 47.68306; 8.98222
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
Government
 • Mayor Uwe Eisch (CDU)
Area
 • Total 12.55 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,394
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78343
Dialling codes 07735
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.gaienhofen.de

Since 1974, Gaienhofen consists of four villages: Gaienhofen, Gundholzen, Hemmenhofen and Horn. Attractions, apart from the Lake of Constance, include the Hermann-Hesse-Höri-Museum and Otto-Dix-Haus.

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World heritage siteEdit

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Twin townsEdit

Gaienhofen is twinned with:

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Gaienhofen at Wikimedia Commons