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Sulzburg is a town in the district Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the western slope of the Black Forest, 20 km southwest of Freiburg.

Sulzburg
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Sulzburg
Coat of arms
Location of Sulzburg within Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district
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Sulzburg
Sulzburg
Sulzburg is located in Baden-Württemberg
Sulzburg
Sulzburg
Coordinates: 47°50′25″N 7°42′33″E / 47.84028°N 7.70917°E / 47.84028; 7.70917Coordinates: 47°50′25″N 7°42′33″E / 47.84028°N 7.70917°E / 47.84028; 7.70917
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictBreisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Government
 • MayorDirk Blens (CDU)
Area
 • Total22.73 km2 (8.78 sq mi)
Elevation
337 m (1,106 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,771
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
79295
Dialling codes07634
Vehicle registrationFR
Websitewww.sulzburg.de

Sulzburg had a long tradition of continuous Jewish settlement since medieval times. Around 1850 almost one third of its population of around 1200 was Jewish. Sulzburg's lovely, barrel-vaulted synagogue has been completely restored.[2] There exists an old Jewish cemetery near the town.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/sulzburg_synagoge.htm

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