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Coordinates: 48°55′55″N 08°12′46″E / 48.93194°N 8.21278°E / 48.93194; 8.21278Coordinates: 48°55′55″N 08°12′46″E / 48.93194°N 8.21278°E / 48.93194; 8.21278
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rastatt
  Mayor Rolf Spiegelhalder
  Total 10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 3,208
  Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76477
Dialling codes 07245
Vehicle registration RA
Website www.elchesheim-illingen.de

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


Elchesheim-Illingen has 3229 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.


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