Tengen, Germany


Coat of arms

Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917Coordinates: 47°48′52″N 8°39′33″E / 47.81444°N 8.65917°E / 47.81444; 8.65917
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
  Mayor Marian Schreier
  Total 61.98 km2 (23.93 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 4,584
  Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78250
Dialling codes 07736
Vehicle registration KN
Website www.tengen.de
Lordship (County) of Tengen
Herrschaft (Grafschaft) Tengen
State of the Holy Roman Empire
11th century–1651
Capital Tengen
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
   Established before 1112 11th century
  Sold to Lords of

  Sold to Habsburgs 1305–87
  Fell to Teutonic Order 1488
  United with Lgvt

   Pawned to Auersperg 1651
  Auersperg & Tengen
    mediatised to Baden

Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Swabia
County of Auersperg

Tengen is a town in the district of Konstanz, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated near the border with Switzerland, 14 kilometres (9 miles) north of Schaffhausen.

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