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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)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 2,571
  Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77709
Dialling codes 07834
Vehicle registration OG
Website oberwolfach.de

Oberwolfach (Low Alemannic: Obberwolfä) 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.


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