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Altshausen

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Country  Germany
Admin. region  Tübingen
Municipal assoc.  Altshausen
Area  20.48 km²
Local time  Monday 9:17 AM
Dialling code  07584
State  Baden-Württemberg
District  Ravensburg
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Population  4,699 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  88361
Administrative region  Tübingen
Altshausen
Weather  3°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 82% Humidity

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Altshausen (Swabian: Alschhausa) is a small Swabian municipality (c. 4,700 inhabitants) near Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg, southern Germany.

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Map of 88361 Altshausen, Germany

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Geography

Altshausen is situated in Upper Swabia, about 40 kilometers north of Lake Constance. North-west of the village is the Upper Danube Nature Park while to the South-west is the hill-chain of the Altdorfer Wald.

Main sights

It is notable for its Teutonic Order castle and as the birthplace of Hermann of Reichenau. In the center of the town there is the Altshausen Schloss, which is the main palace still owned by the House of Wurttemberg.

Sightseeing

Altshausen is part of the Upper Swabian Baroque Route, a tourist road from the Swabian Alps to Upper Swabia. On both routes the tourists can visit many monuments and points of view.

Sister cities

  • Bicske, Hungary
  • Sausset-les-Pins, France (a city near Marseille)
  • References

    Altshausen Wikipedia


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