Granite sculpture: "The three stages of seeing" (2002) by Dieter Oehm, in Elzach

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 48°10′29″N 8°4′18″E / 48.17472°N 8.07167°E / 48.17472; 8.07167Coordinates: 48°10′29″N 8°4′18″E / 48.17472°N 8.07167°E / 48.17472; 8.07167
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Emmendingen
  Mayor Roland Tibi
  Total 75.28 km2 (29.07 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 7,161
  Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79215
Dialling codes 07682
Vehicle registration EM
Website www.elzach.de

Elzach (Low Alemannic: Elze) is a town in the district of Emmendingen, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Elz, 26 km northeast of Freiburg.


The town of Elzach is located at the eastern border of the district of Emmendingen and borders on the district of the Ortenaukreis and the Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis. Topographically is the area characterised by the river valley of the Elz and the local hill callled Rohrhardsberg. Also Elzach belongs to the Breisgau area and is located at the edge of the Southern Black Forest Nature Park.

Urban districts

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Elzach is twinned with:[2]

United Kingdom Worthing, United Kingdom
France Ville, France
Austria Telfs, Austria

Sons and daughters of the town

Robert Dietrich in 1930 as minister of finance


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