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Rheinau (Baden)

Coat of arms of Rheinau
Coat of arms
Rheinau  is located in Germany
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
 • Mayor Michael Welsche
 • Total 73.43 km2 (28.35 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,997
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77866
Dialling codes 07844 / 07227 / 07853
Vehicle registration OG

Rheinau is a town in southwestern Baden-Württemberg, Germany and is part of the district of Ortenau.


  • Geography 1
    • Neighboring communities 1.1
    • Boroughs 1.2
  • History 2
  • People, culture & architecture 3
    • Buildings 3.1
    • Events 3.2


Rheinau is located in the Upper Rhine River Plains directly on the Rhine and as such at the German-French border. The center of town is located immediately on the Rhine crossing to France and the southern borough of Linx is located not far from Kehl and Strasbourg.

Neighboring communities

Rheinau shares common borders with the following cities and towns, listed clockwise from the north: Lichtenau (district of Rastatt), Achern, Renchen, Appenweier and Kehl (all in the district of Ortenau) and the Alsatian town of Gambsheim.


Rheinau is made up of the boroughs of Freistett (Hauptort and administrative seat of Rheinau with city hall), Diersheim, Hausgereut, Helmlingen, Holzhausen, Honau, Linx, Memprechtshofen and Rheinbischofsheim.


The city of Rheinau was created during the Baden-Württemberg district reform in 1975 through the combination of the formerly independent communities of Freistett, Helmlingen, Memprechtshofen, Rheinbischofsheim, Hausgereut, Diersheim, Linx, Hohbühn, Holzhausen and Honau.

People, culture & architecture


  • Lutheran Church Rheinbischhofsheim: 56 m high, largest church in the area, built in 1876, remodeled in 1998
  • Heidenkirchl in Freistett
  • St Nikolaus Church


Every Friday morning there is

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