|Land of the Federal Republic:||Baden-Wuerttemberg|
|governmental district:||Südwürttemberg Hohenzollern|
|surface:||743 km ²|
|inhabitants:||71.750 (27. May 1970)|
|Population density:||96 inhabitants for each km ²|
|circle arrangement:|| 89 municipalities|
under it 5 cities
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the district Saulgau lay in the southeast of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Its neighbour circles were beginning in the clockwise direction in the north Münsingen, Ehingen, beaver oh, Ravensburg and sigma rings.
Geographically it had mainly portion of the southern Albvorland of the Swabian Alb.
the area of the district Saulgau belonged to the upper offices predominantly 1800 ago to front Austria and was assigned stick oh (“land county Nellenburg”) and old village, Saulgau seat of an office was within the upper office stick oh and Riedlingen seat of an office within the upper office old village. 1805 came the area to the Kingdom of Württemberg, which established immediately the württembergischen upper offices Saulgau and Riedlingen. Starting from 1810 the upper office Riedlingen belonged to the Landvogtei at the Danube, the upper office Saulgau to the Landvogtei at the Bodensee. 1818 belonged both upper offices to the Danube circle, which was dissolved 1924. 1934 was renamed the upper offices into districts and 1938 were dissolved the district Riedlingen and its municipalities to the district Saulgau were assigned.
To the Second World War the district Saulgau came to the new Land of the Federal Republic Württemberg Hohenzollern and to the land reorganisation 1952 in the southwest to Baden-Wuerttemberg. Afterwards it belonged to the governmental district Südwürttemberg Hohenzollern.
With effect of the 1. January 1973 was dissolved the district Saulgau. Its area was assigned to the increased formerly Prussian district sigma rings and the increased district to same parts beaver oh. 14 municipalities came to the district Ravensburg and two further municipalities to the district Reutlingen. Legal successor of the district Saulgau became the district sigma rings.
- 1807 - 1811: Friedrich Ferdinand yard field
- 1811: Karl August Golther
- 1811 - 1817: Immanuel Heinrich Hauff
- 1817 - 1818: Johann Michael Diesch (office Weser)
- 1818 - 1822: Immanuel Ferdinand Weihenmaier
- 1822 - 1847: God-dear Heinrich Schüllermann
- 1847 - 1850: Friedrich Heinrich Ernst Cunradi
- 1850 - 1863: Gottfried Höschele
- 1863 - 1864: Heinrich Lamparter
- 1864 - 1867: Ludwig Rominger
- 1867 - 1892: Ludwig Philipp Elwert
- 1892 - 1896: Julius Pommer
- 1896 - 1924: Franz Plazidus Seifriz
- 1924 - 1934: William realm
- 1934 - 1936: William Dittus (office Weser)
- 1937 - 1938: Erich Behr (office Weser)
- 1938 - 1945: Alfred choir man
- 1945 - 1947: Hans Eisele (kommissarisch)
- 1947 - 1968: Karl Anton Maier
- 1968 - 1972: Wilfried tax
coat of arms
the district Saulgau did not lead an own coat of arms.
economics and infrastructure
cities and municipalities
to the district Saulgau belonged starting from 1938 first 5 cities and 84 municipalities.
To 7. March 1968 initiated the federal state parliament of Baden-Wuerttemberg the development of a municipality reform. With the law for the stabilization of the clerk of smaller municipalities it was possible that smaller municipalities could unite voluntarily to larger municipalities. The beginning in the district Saulgau made at the 1. January 1970 the municipalities Beizkofen, which united with the municipality high duck gene (upper swabia ). By the municipality reform the district Saulgau lost also two municipalities to other districts. In the future the number of the municipalities constantly reduced. At the 1. February 1972 was integrated the municipality Egelfingen into the municipality Langenenslingen and changed thereby into the district sigma rings, came however to the circle reform to the district beaver oh. Likewise at the 1. February 1972 was integrated the municipality Mörsingen into the municipality Zwiefalten and changed thereby to the district Münsingen. 1973 were dissolved the district Saulgau, but reduced the number of the municipalities also then still further.
Largest municipality of the district was the district town Saulgau, smallest municipality was Emerfeld.
The cities and municipalities of the district Saulgau before the municipality reform: