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Lichtenstein is a municipality in the Tübingen administrative region (Regierungsbezirk) in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies at the foot of the Swabian Jura (plateau).

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Coat of arms of Lichtenstein
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Location of Lichtenstein within Reutlingen district
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Lichtenstein is located in Germany
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Lichtenstein is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°25′37″N 09°15′13″E / 48.42694°N 9.25361°E / 48.42694; 9.25361Coordinates: 48°25′37″N 09°15′13″E / 48.42694°N 9.25361°E / 48.42694; 9.25361
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionTübingen
DistrictReutlingen
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorPeter Nußbaum
Area
 • Total34.24 km2 (13.22 sq mi)
Elevation
507 m (1,663 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,196
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72805
Dialling codes07129
Vehicle registrationRT
Websitewww.gemeinde-lichtenstein.de

It was formed on 1 January 1975 from the former independent municipalities of Honau (Traifelberg), Holzelfingen, and Unterhausen.

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Town twinningEdit

Lichtenstein has been twinned with Voreppe, France, since 1992.[citation needed]

Main sightsEdit

  • Lichtenstein Castle is located above Honau.
  • Johannes Church is in Unterhausen.
  • Sankt-Blasius Church is in Holzelfingen.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Lichtenstein (Württemberg) at Wikimedia Commons