Sulzburg

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
Location of Sulzburg within Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district
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Sulzburg is located in Baden-Württemberg
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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
 • Mayor (2021–29) Dirk Blens[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total22.73 km2 (8.78 sq mi)
Elevation
337 m (1,106 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,732
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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.[3] There exists an old Jewish cemetery near the town.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 11 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2020" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2020] (CSV). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). June 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Die Synagoge in Sulzburg (Landkreis Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald)".

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