Emmendingen

Emmendingen

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Emmendingen

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Emmendingen is a town in Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district Emmendingen of Germany. It is located at the Elz River, 14 km (8.7 miles) north of Freiburg im Breisgau. The city contains more than 26,000 residents, which is the most of any city in the Emmendingen district.

Geography

The city lies in Breisgau, between the foothills of the Black Forest and the Kaiserstuhl in the Rhineland to the north Freiburg. The land is between 189-368m (620–1200 ft) high. On the western edge of Emmendingen flows the Elz river, which divides shortly after its confluence with the Dreisam and Glotter near Riegel, into the Old Elz and the Leopoldskanal, which both flow into the Rhine. The Leopoldskanal was built in the middle 19th century.

Neighbour Cities

Emmendingen is bordered by several cities and municipalities. They are, clockwise from the north: Malterdingen, Kenzingen, Freiamt , Sexau, Denzlingen, Reute , and Teningen.

History

The first mention of this town in a document dates back to 1091. It officially became a city in 1590.

Industry

Emmendingen has only a few small and mid-size companies.Probably one of the most notable is the "Wehrle-Werk AG" that manufactures boiler plants and water recycling plants.

International relations



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