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Diessenhofen
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Diessenhofen
Canton Thurgau
District Diessenhofen
47°41′N 8°45′E / 47.683°N 8.75°E / 47.683; 8.75Coordinates: 47°41′N 8°45′E / 47.683°N 8.75°E / 47.683; 8.75
Population 3,160 (December 2007)
  - Density 316 /km2 (818 /sq mi)
Area 10.0 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation 397 m (1,302 ft)
Postal code 8253
SFOS number 4545
Localities Willisdorf
Surrounded by Schlatt bei Diessenhofen, Basadingen-Schlattingen
Website www.diessenhofen.ch
SFSO statistics
Diessenhofen is located in Switzerland
Diessenhofen

Diessenhofen is a municipality in the district of Diessenhofen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.

Siegelturm

The municipality is first mentioned in 757 as Deozincova. In 2000, the village of Willisdorf was incorporated into the municipality.

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Location

The municipality borders on the west and north with Germany and the canton of Schaffhausen. On the east is the district of Steckborn, on the southeast, the municipality of Schlatt bei Diessenhofen, and on the south the municipality of Basadingen-Schlattingen.

Germany Canton of Schaffhausen Germany
Germany Windrose klein.png District of Steckborn
Schlatt bei Diessenhofen Basadingen-Schlattingen Basadingen-Schlattingen
In Diessenhofen

Architecture

The Altstadt of Diessenhofen centers on the Siegelturm a tower in which seals and official documents are kept. The old covered bridge over the Rhine was rebuilt in 1814. It leads to Gailingen am Hochrhein in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Rhine bridge

References

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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