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Rheinhausen (Breisgau)

Rheinhausen

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Rheinhausen

Coordinates: 48°13′36″N 7°42′45″E / 48.22667°N 7.71250°E / 48.22667; 7.71250Coordinates: 48°13′36″N 7°42′45″E / 48.22667°N 7.71250°E / 48.22667; 7.71250

Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Template:Link if exists
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Louis
Area
 • Total 21.99 km2 (8.49 sq mi)
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,569
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79365
Dialling codes 07643
Vehicle registration EM
Website www.rheinhausen.de

Rheinhausen is a town in the district of Emmendingen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Geography

Rheinhausen is located in the northern Breisgau region on the Rhine river. Along the Rhine, it includes part of the Taubergießen Nature Reserve, one of the largest nature reserves in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Neighboring communities

To the west, across the Rhine river in France, is the Rhinau Island Nature Reserve, in the Schœnau commune of the Bas-Rhin department in France's Alsace region. Across the town's southern border is the village of Weisweil, to the east are the towns of Kenzingen and Herbolzheim, and to the north is the town of Rust, in the Ortenau district.

Villages

In 1972, the town of Rheinhausen was formed by combining two formerly independent communities, now each a village (Dorf), Niederhausen and, to its south, Oberhausen.

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