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Schelklingen (Baden-Wurttemberg)

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Schelklingen is a town in the Alb-Donau district, in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It is situated 10 kilometers north of Ehingen, and 20 kilometers west of Ulm. Schelklingen is in the Urdonautal because of the foot of the Swabian Alb, about 20 kilometers west of Ulm. In the Schmiechtal lie Schmiechen, Gundershofen Sondernach and huts. Schelklingen is since 1234 in the possession of the municipal law. In this time it was governed by the counts von Schelklingen Schelklingen-Berg. From 1343 to the Pressburger peace 1805 Schelklingen stood under Austrian rule. Therefore Schelklingens population is predominantly catholic.

Schelklingen is a small regional railway knot. Here the Danube valley course from Donaueschingen meets to Ulm the Swabian Albbahn, which ends in Schelklingen and leads across Muensingen after Kleinengstingen. While traffic is very thin on the Swabian Albbahn, Schelklingen on the Danube valley course has a good offer. Schelklingen is both regional express and regional coursestop. Thus at least two courses per hour operate after Ulm. Due to its many historic events and places it has been one of the favorite destinations of visitors.

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