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Höfen an der Enz

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Country  Germany
Admin. region  Karlsruhe
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Area  9.08 km²
Local time  Saturday 3:03 PM
Dialling code  07081
State  Baden-Württemberg
Elevation  366 m (1,201 ft)
Postal codes  75339
Population  1,658 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  75339
Administrative region  Karlsruhe (District)
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Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 29 km/h, 92% Humidity

Höfen or Höfen an der Enz is a municipality in Calw district, in the region of Karlsruhe of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Höfen is located on the River Enz at the northern edge of the Black Forest. It is located where street L 343 intersects with street B 294 (Gundelfingen - Bretten).

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Map of H%C3%B6fen an der Enz, Germany

Geography

Enztal is located in the northern Black Forest at an altitude of 360-712 meters, below the confluence of the big Enz and the small Enz. The community area is forested to 85%.

History

The first recorded name of the place is "zum Hof" (locus dictus at zum hofe in a deed dated July 26, 1376), zu den Höfen. To Württemberg came Höfen together with Neuenbürg. Previously managed by a lawyer, the place became its own municipality administration unit (Schultheißenamt) and an independent municipality in the mid of the 19th century.

Religions

Since the Reformation Höfen is Protestant coined; Roman Catholic believers are supervised by Bad Wildbad.

Transportation

By the Enz Valley Railway (Pforzheim -Bad Wildbad), Höfen is today connected by the line S 6 of the Karlsruhe Stadtbahn to the national rail network. The town has two stops, "Höfen an der Enz" and "Höfen an der Enz Nord".

Höfen is situated on the road B294 (Bretten -Pforzheim- Freiburg), the nearest Autobahn is Pforzheim junction of the Bundesautobahn 8.

Education

There is a primary school in Höfen. Older pupils are taught in the neighboring villages.

References

Höfen an der Enz Wikipedia


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