History Villingen-Schwenningen

Double city since 1972

Villingen-Schwenningen emerged in its present form as the largest urban development measure in Baden-Württemberg from the 1972 administrative reform. The new local authority, which was created with the great approval of the citizens, became the regional center of the Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg region.

The city includes the core city districts of Villingen and Schwenningen and nine other incorporated city districts: Herzogenweiler, Marbach, Mühlhausen, Obereschach, Pfaffenweiler, Rietheim, Tannheim, Weigheim and Weilersbach.

Villingen-Schwenningen maintains active friendly contacts to numerous cities at home and abroad.

Time table for Villingen-Schwenningen starting from 1972