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Zollernalbkreis
Baden wuerttemberg bl.png
Map of Baden-W√ľrttemberg highlighting the district of Zollernalbkreis
State Baden-W√ľrttemberg
Adm. region T√ľbingen
Region Neckar-Alb
District seat Balingen
Area 917.7 km²
Population 193,552 (2002)
Pop. density 211 /km²
Licence plate code BL
Web page http://www.zollernalbkreis.de

The Zollernalbkreis is a district (Landkreis) in the middle of Baden-W√ľrttemberg, Germany. The district is located in the Swabian Alb, and contains the second highest elevation of this mountains, the 1011 meter high Oberhohenberg. In the south-east the district nearly reaches till the river Danube.

The district was created on January 1 1973 when the two previous districts Balingen and Hechingen were merged.

Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) T√ľbingen, Reutlingen, Sigmaringen, Tuttlingen, Rottweil and Freudenstadt.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the black-and-white checkered symbol of the Hohenzollern in the left half, and the triple black deer antler on yellow ground as the symbol of W√ľrttemberg. Almost all of the districts area belonged to there two states historically.

Towns (Städte) and municipalities (Gemeinden)

Towns (Städte) Municipalities (Gemeinden)
  1. Albstadt
  2. Balingen
  3. Burladingen
  4. Geislingen
  5. Haigerloch
  6. Hechingen
  7. Meßstetten
  8. Ostdorf
  9. Rosenfeld
  10. Schömberg
  1. Bisingen
  2. Bitz
  3. Dautmergen
  4. Dormettingen
  5. Dotternhausen
  6. Grosselfingen
  7. Hausen am Tann
  8. Jungingen
  9. Nusplingen
  10. Obernheim
  11. Rangendingen
  12. Ratshausen
  13. Straßberg
  14. Weilen unter den Rinnen
  15. Winterlingen
  16. Zimmern unter der Burg
Verwaltungsgemeinschaften
  1. Albstadt
  2. Balingen
  3. Bisingen
  4. Hechingen
  5. Meßstetten
  6. Oberes Schlichemtal
  7. Winterlingen

External links

Coordinates: 48¬į17‚Ä≤N 8¬į56‚Ä≤EÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ48.283¬įN 8.933¬įEÔĽŅ / 48.283; 8.933








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