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Sunset over Lake Constance
Sunset over Lake Constance
Coat of arms of Allensbach
Coat of arms
Allensbach   is located in Germany
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
Subdivisions 4
 • Mayor Helmut Kennerknecht
 • Total 26.53 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,903
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78476
Dialling codes 07533
Vehicle registration KN

Allensbach is a municipality in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Allensbach is located between Konstanz and Radolfzell on the Lake Constance.

Notable institution

Allensbach is known for being the home of the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach (also known as Allensbach Institute), one of the best known opinion-polling organizations in Germany.

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the, added in 2011, Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]


  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)".  
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
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