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Coat of arms of Oberwolfach
Coat of arms
Oberwolfach is located in Germany
Location of Oberwolfach within Ortenaukreis district
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Coordinates: 48°19′N 8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217Coordinates: 48°19′N 8°13′E / 48.317°N 8.217°E / 48.317; 8.217
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
 • Mayor Jürgen Nowak
 • Total 51.27 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
Elevation 323 m (1,060 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,602
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77709
Dialling codes 07834
Vehicle registration OG
Website oberwolfach.de

Oberwolfach is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the site of the Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach, or Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.


Geographical situation

The town of Oberwolfach lies between 270 and 948 meters above sea level in the central Schwarzwald (Black Forest) on the river Wolf, a tributary of the Kinzig.

Neighbouring localities

The district is neighboured by Bad Peterstal-Griesbach to the north, Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach in Landkreis Freudenstadt to the east, by the towns of Wolfach and Hausach to the south, and by Oberharmersbach to the west.


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.

External links

  • Gemeinde Oberwolfach: Official Homepage (in German)
  • Oberwolfach Mineral Museum

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