Wallerstein, Bavaria

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Wallerstein is a municipality and former principality in the district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria in Germany.

Wallerstein
Von Jan House
Von Jan House
Coat of arms of Wallerstein
Coat of arms
Location of Wallerstein within Donau-Ries district
Wallerstein in DON.svg
Wallerstein is located in Germany
Wallerstein
Wallerstein
Wallerstein is located in Bavaria
Wallerstein
Wallerstein
Coordinates: 48°53′N 10°26′E / 48.883°N 10.433°E / 48.883; 10.433Coordinates: 48°53′N 10°26′E / 48.883°N 10.433°E / 48.883; 10.433
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictDonau-Ries
Government
 • MayorJoseph Mayer (PW)
Area
 • Total19.45 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Elevation
441 m (1,447 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,390
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
86757
Dialling codes09081
Vehicle registrationDON
Websitewww.markt-wallerstein.de

It was first mentioned in 1238 as Steinheim. For generations ruled by the House of Oettingen-Wallerstein, in 1806 Wallerstein became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria by the process of mediatisation.

MayorsEdit

  • 1972-2002: Manfred Schürer
  • since 2002: Joseph Mayer

Culture and SightsEdit

GalleryEdit

Notable inhabitantsEdit

 
Ludwig, Prince of Oettingen-Wallerstein

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.

Further readingEdit

  • Ludwig Brutscher: Wallerstein. Markt und Residenz. Beiträge zur Orts- und Grafschaftsgeschichte. Markt Wallerstein 1996.

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