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The Zollernalbkreis is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Tübingen, Reutlingen, Sigmaringen, Tuttlingen, Rottweil and Freudenstadt.
The district was created in 1973 when the two previous districts Balingen and Hechingen were merged.
The district is located in the Swabian Alb, and contains the second highest elevation of this mountains, the 1005 meter high Plettenberg. In the south-east the district nearly reaches till the river Danube.
Coat of arms
|The coat of arms show the black-and-white checkered symbol of the Hohenzollern in the left half, and the triple black deer antler on yellow ground as the symbol of Württemberg. Almost all of the districts area belonged to there two states historically.|
Towns and municipalities
- Official website (German)
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