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Elchesheim Illingen

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Country  Germany
Admin. region  Karlsruhe
Elevation  110 m (360 ft)
Area  10.14 km²
Local time  Wednesday 10:41 AM
Dialling code  07245
State  Baden-Württemberg
District  Rastatt
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Population  3,290 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  76477
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Weather  6°C, Wind SW at 14 km/h, 83% Humidity

Elchesheim-Illingen is a village in Southwestern Germany, located between Karlsruhe and Rastatt. The river Rhine flows 5 km west of the village.


Map of Elchesheim-Illingen, Germany


Elchesheim-Illingen has 3208 inhabitants and is 10.15 square kilometres large (including forest and countryside).

Neighbour towns and villages

Elchesheim-Illingen borders on the following towns, clockwise beginning from the north: Au am Rhein, Durmersheim, Bietigheim (Baden), Steinmauern.


The village is located near the river Rhine, also there are "Rheinauen", old channels of the river. In this area are many forests, also there is the Goldkanal (goldcanal), an old lake where gold was found.

The nearest big city is Karlsruhe. In the near of this region is the famous Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald). The nearest airport is the Airport Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.


  • 1971–1987: Klemens Wittmann
  • 1987–2003: Kurt Hertweck
  • 2003–2011: Joachim Ertl
  • since 2011: Rolf Spiegelhalder
  • References

    Elchesheim-Illingen Wikipedia

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