is a municipality
Municipalities are the lowest level of territorial division in Germany. This may be the fourth level of territorial division in Germany, apart from those states which include Regierungsbezirke , where municipalities then become the fifth level.-Overview:With more than 3,400,000 inhabitants, the...
in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald is a district in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are Emmendingen, Schwarzwald-Baar, Waldshut, Lörrach and the French départements of the Haut-Rhin and the Bas-Rhin. The district-free city of Freiburg is surrounded by the district...
Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...
in southern Germany
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. It also belongs to a region called Markgräflerland that has both cultural and historical importance.
Auggen has attached to it, a smaller administrative part called Hach. Hach lies to the northeast of Auggen. Auggen lies at the southern end of Breisgau
Breisgau is the name of an area in southwest Germany, placed between the river Rhine and the foothills of the Black Forest around Freiburg im Breisgau in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The district Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, which partly consists of the Breisgau, is named after that area...
. The area is known, amongst other things, for its "Bio" wine
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Auggen has a discount Grocery store called "Netto", a free standing bakery on the hauptstrasse, some restaurants, a small drugstore, and a petrol (gas) station which has a convenience store attached to it. It has 2 car dealers. It is also home to one of Europe's largest computer catalog stores. http://www.pearl.de
Some forms of employment include the Winzergenossenschaft Auggen (a wine growers coop - http://www.germanwine.de/wg/auggen/index.htm
and a fruit juice producer - http://www.jacoby.de/htm1/produktion.htm
International work also takes place from Auggen. It is the home to New Life Network
New Life Network is an international distributor of family-friendly television programs. Since its founding in 1989 it has worked internationally in over 50 countries. NLN was incorporated in 1994 in the USA. The corporation has its seat in Delaware. The international office is located in Auggen,...
, (NLN, Inc.) http://NLNtv.com
, which is an international distributor of television
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programs, and Genesis Distributions which works with duty free shops internationally http://www.genesisdistribution.com/locations/locations03.html
Auggen has an elementary school (in German called Grundschule; see
Education in Germany): Brunwart-von-Augheim-Schule. Further education takes place in nearby cities such as Müllheim
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Neuenburg may refer to:*Neuenburg am Rhein, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany*Neuenburg, part of Zetel in Lower Saxony, Germany*Neuenbürg, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany*the German name for Neuchâtel, a city in Switzerland...
Auggen has its own train stop on the Freiburg/Basel line, serviced by the [Deutsche Bahn].
Recreation and Entertainment
Selected list of clubs:
Auggen was first mentioned in 752
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as 'Anghom'. It is nonetheless believed that the first settlers were already there in the first century.
Mayors of Auggen
(2005–present) Fritz Deutschmann
(1629–1662) Dietrich Koger http://www.cei.net/~scoger/genealogy/dietrich.htm