Wallerstein, Bavaria

Wallerstein is a municipality and former principality in the district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria in Germany.

Wallerstein
Von Jan House

Coat of arms
Location of Wallerstein within Donau-Ries district
Wallerstein
Wallerstein
Coordinates: 48°53′N 10°26′E
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictDonau-Ries
Government
  MayorJoseph Mayer (PW)
Area
  Total19.45 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Elevation
441 m (1,447 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total3,327
  Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
86757
Dialling codes09081
Vehicle registrationDON
Websitewww.markt-wallerstein.de

It was first mentioned 1238 as Steinheim. For generations ruled by the House of Oettingen-Wallerstein, in 1806 Wallerstein became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria by the process of mediatisation.

Mayors

  • 1972-2002: Manfred Schürer
  • since 2002: Joseph Mayer

Culture and Sights

Notable inhabitants

See also

References

Further reading

  • Ludwig Brutscher: Wallerstein. Markt und Residenz. Beiträge zur Orts- und Grafschaftsgeschichte. Markt Wallerstein 1996.
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