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Glatten

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Glatten is a town in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.Geographical locationThe state-approved health resort Glatten is located about ten kilometers southeast of the county town of Freudenstadt, nestled between meadows and forests in the northern Black Forest. The place is traversed by the eponymous river Glatt. The Old High German waters Name "glat" or "glad" means, among other things "clear, glossy, pure."Municipality arrangementThe municipality Glatten includes the formerly independent municipalities Böffingen and Neuneck. For former municipality Böffingen include the village and the houses Böffingen, Bellenstein and Electrical works. The municipality Glatten in the borders of December 31, 1973 includes the village Glatten, the farm and the house Lattenberg Hammerschmiede. For former municipality Neuneck include the village Neuneck, the hamlet Rinkwasen and courtyards Schellenberg and Ziegelacker. In territory of the former municipality Neuneck lies the deserted village Gaisnang, from the Gaisweilerhof remained until he went off in 1632. The two former municipalities Böffingen and Neuneck are furnished as villages within the meaning of Baden-Württemberg municipal code with ensuite council and mayor as chairman.Neighboring communitiesThe municipality borders on Dornstetten, on the east by Schopfloch and the city Horb, in the south on Dornhan district Rottweil, in the southwest of Lossburg and in the west on Freudenstadt.HistoryGlatten was first mentioned in 767. The historical place named "Glatheim" and "villa Gladeheim" mean "Home of the Straight" (glad, glat = shiny, bright, pure) and are indications of origin in the Merovingian period. In 1308 the Count of Hohenberg acquired as a pledge by Anna von Fürstenberg and her husband John of Geroldseck with Dornstetten also Glatten. Since 1320, the place is one of Württemberg.
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