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Täferrot is a village in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis district. Originally named Rot, it was named Afrenrot (after Saint Afra) in 1298 to distinguish it from other towns with the same name. This became corrupted to Täferrot.[1]

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Coat of arms of Täferrot
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Location of Täferrot within Ostalbkreis district
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Täferrot is located in Germany
Täferrot
Täferrot
Täferrot is located in Baden-Württemberg
Täferrot
Täferrot
Coordinates: 48°50′57″N 09°50′17″E / 48.84917°N 9.83806°E / 48.84917; 9.83806Coordinates: 48°50′57″N 09°50′17″E / 48.84917°N 9.83806°E / 48.84917; 9.83806
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictOstalbkreis
Government
 • MayorDaniel Vogt
Area
 • Total12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Elevation
425 m (1,394 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,007
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73527
Dialling codes07175
Vehicle registrationAA
Websitewww.taeferrot.de

MayorEdit

Daniel Vogt was elected the new mayor in January 2015. He is the successor of Jochen Renner, he was 16 years in office.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.stefan-scheffold.de/index.php?ka=1&ska=5&printit=1&idn=107