Forbach (Baden)

For the town in north-eastern France, see Forbach.

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 48°40′50″N 08°21′30″E / 48.68056°N 8.35833°E / 48.68056; 8.35833Coordinates: 48°40′50″N 08°21′30″E / 48.68056°N 8.35833°E / 48.68056; 8.35833
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rastatt
  Mayor Kuno Kußmann (CDU)
  Total 131.82 km2 (50.90 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 4,895
  Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76596
Dialling codes 07228
Vehicle registration RA

Forbach is a village in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies in the district of Rastatt. It is located in the Murg river valley, in the northern part of the Schwarzwald mountains. Forbach is further broken down into the following districts: Langenbrand, Bermersbach, Gausbach, Hundsbach, Herrenwies, Kirschbaumwasen, Erbersbronn, Raumünzach and Schwarzenbach.

The tarn of Schurmsee lies within the municipality at a height of 794 metres.


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