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Auggen

Auggen
Coat of arms of Auggen
Coat of arms
Auggen   is located in Germany
Auggen
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Government
 • Mayor Fritz Deutschmann
Area
 • Total 14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,660
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79424
Dialling codes 07631
Vehicle registration FR
Website www.auggen.de

Auggen is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It also belongs to a region called Markgräflerland that has both cultural and historical importance.

Auggen has attached to it, a smaller administrative part called Hach. Hach lies to the northeast of Auggen. Auggen lies at the southern end of Breisgau. The area is known, amongst other things, for its "Bio" wine.

Contents

  • Economy 1
  • Education 2
  • Transportation 3
  • Recreation and Entertainment 4
  • History 5
    • Mayors of Auggen 5.1
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Economy

Auggen has a discount Grocery store called "Netto", a free standing bakery on the hauptstrasse, some restaurants, a small drugstore, and a petrol (gas) station which has a convenience store attached to it. It has 2 car dealers. It is also home to one of Europe's largest computer catalog stores. [9]

Some forms of employment include the Winzergenossenschaft Auggen (a wine growers coop - [10] and a fruit juice producer - [11].

International work also takes place from Auggen. It is the home to New Life Network, (NLN, Inc.) [12], which is an international distributor of television programs, and Genesis Distributions which works with duty-free shops internationally [13]

Education

Auggen has an elementary school (in German called Grundschule; see Education in Germany): Brunwart-von-Augheim-Schule. Further education takes place in nearby cities such as Müllheim and Neuenburg.

Transportation

Auggen has its own train stop on the Freiburg/Basel line, serviced by the Deutsche Bahn.

Recreation and Entertainment

Selected list of clubs:

  • Volunteer Fire [14]
  • Football Club [15]
  • Turnverein
  • Musikverein

History

Auggen was first mentioned in 752 as 'Anghom'. It is nonetheless believed that the first settlers were already there in the 1st century.

Mayors of Auggen

(2005–present) Fritz Deutschmann

(1629–1662) Dietrich Koger [16]

References

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2013 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)".  

External links

  • Official Web site (German)
  • Auggen - pictures & history (German)
  • NLN Inc.
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