Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald

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Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Adm. region Freiburg
Caipital Freiburg
Area
 • Total 1,378.4 km2 (532.2 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2011)[1]
 • Total 252,327
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration FR
Website breisgau-hochschwarzwald.de

Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald is a destrict (Kreis) in the sooth o Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Emmendingen, Schwarzwald-Baar, Waldshut, Lörrach an the French départements o the Haut-Rhin an the Bas-Rhin. The destrict-free ceety o Freiburg is surroondit bi the destrict. The destrict is namit efter the Breisgau, a historical territory, an the heich pairts o the Black Forest (Hochschwarzwald).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The district was created in 1973 by merging the previous districts of Freiburg, Müllheim und Hochschwarzwald.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald is a lairge an rural destrict wi at least three destinct landscapes:

  1. the river plain o the Upper Rhine (Oberrheinebene) wi the Kaiserstuhl muntain, the Tuniberg, the Breisgau an the Markgräflerland
  2. the slopes o the Black Forest muntains, wi Black Forest valleys reachin tae the Rhine, such as Glottertal, Dreisamtal, Höllental an Münstertal
  3. the heicher muntain ranges o the Black Forest (Hochschwarzwald), includin the heichest muntain in the Black Forest, the Feldberg (1493 m)

The economy is based on tourism, wine, an forestry.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poleetically, the majority o the destrict parliament (Kreistag) is traditionally conservative (CDU), wi heicher levels o conservative votes the farther the distance frae Freiburg (which haes a red-green majority).

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat o airms The left hauf o the coat o airms show the colors o Austrick, an the richt side the colors o Baden, as pairts o the destrict belangit tae baith states at various times. In the middle, the coat o airms shows an eagle, taken from the coat o airms o the Princes o Fürstenberg. The coat o airms wis grantit in 1974, an it is vera similar tae the coat o airms o the previous Freiburg destrict.

Ceeties an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceeties
  1. Bad Krozingen
  2. Breisach
  3. Heitersheim
  4. Löffingen
  5. Müllheim
  6. Neuenburg am Rhein
  7. Staufen im Breisgau
  8. Sulzburg
  9. Titisee-Neustadt
  10. Vogtsburg
  1. Breitnau
  2. Buchenbach
  3. Buggingen
  4. Ebringen
  5. Ehrenkirchen
  6. Eichstetten am Kaiserstuhl
  7. Eisenbach
  8. Eschbach
  9. Feldberg
  10. Friedenweiler
  11. Glottertal
  12. Gottenheim
  13. Gundelfingen
  14. Hartheim
  15. Heuweiler
  16. Hinterzarten
  17. Horben
  18. Ihringen
  19. Kirchzarten
  1. Lenzkirch
  2. March
  3. Merdingen
  4. Merzhausen
  5. Münstertal
  6. Oberried
  7. Pfaffenweiler
  8. Schallstadt
  9. Schluchsee
  10. Sölden
  11. Sankt Märgen
  12. Sankt Peter
  13. Stegen
  14. Umkirch
  15. Wittnau
Municipalities
  1. Au
  2. Auggen
  3. Badenweiler
  4. Ballrechten-Dottingen
  5. Bötzingen
  6. Bollschweil

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