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Coat of arms of Gaienhofen
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Gaienhofen   is located in Germany
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Konstanz
 • Mayor Uwe Eisch (CDU)
 • Total 12.55 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,201
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 78343
Dialling codes 07735
Vehicle registration KN

Gaienhofen is a town in the district of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Since 1974, Gaienhofen consists of four villages: Gaienhofen, Gundholzen, Hemmenhofen and Horn. Attractions, apart from the Lake of Constance, include the Hermann-Hesse-Höri-Museum and Otto-Dix-Haus.

World heritage site

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

See also



  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

External links

  • Official website
  • Otto-Dix-Haus
  • Hermann-Hesse-Höri-Museum
  • Hermann-Hesse-Haus

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