Biberach is a town in the south of Germany, Biberach district capital in the free state (Länder) of Baden-Württemberg. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Biberach an der Riss is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states ( Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany. To distinguish it from the other Biberachs it is called Biberach an der Riß after the small river Riß which flows through the city (the Riss/Riß also gave its name to the Riss glaciation period). Biberach is the name of two German towns one district and one part of a town The Riß is a small River in Baden-Württemberg, south-western Germany, right tributary of the Danube. "Glacial" and "Glaciation" redirect here For the geological periods see Glacial period.
Biberach is a very important town for apprentices because quite a few big companies like EnBW, Handtmann, Liebherr, KaVo, and Boehringer Ingelheim are located here. Apprenticeship is a system of Training a new generation of practitioners of a skill EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, or simply EnBW, is a publicly traded electric utilities company headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany. The Liebherr Group is a German manufacturer established in 1949 by Hans Liebherr headquartered in Biberach an der Riss, Baden-Württemberg. Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH is a Pharmaceutical company which concentrates on the development of human pharmaceuticals biopharmaceuticals chemicals and animal health products
Biberach has a population of about 32,000, and is located in Upper Swabia between the river Danube and Lake Constance. Upper Swabia (Oberschwaben or Schwäbisches Oberland) is a region in Germany in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. The Danube (In Donau from earlier Danuvius, Celtic *dānu, meaning "to flow run" Slovak and Polish Dunaj Under the designation Lake Constance or Lake of Constance ( German Bodensee) one summarizes the three independent bodies of water Obersee The marketplace with its patrician buildings, its fountain and its renovated town hall is one of the loveliest in the south of Germany.
The districts of Biberach are the villages Rissegg, Rindenmoos, Ringschnait, Stafflangen and Mettenberg. Rissegg is a part of the city of Biberach/Riß and a municipality in the district of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
For many centuries, Biberach was an Imperial Free City (German: Freie Reichsstadt) in the Holy Roman Empire. In the Holy Roman Empire, a free imperial city (in German: freie Reichsstadt) was a City formally ruled by the Emperor only &mdash The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. The Holy Roman Empire ( HRE; German Heiliges Römisches Reich (HRR, Latin Sacrum Romanum Imperium (SRI was a union of territories in In that role it participated in the 1792 Reichstag. The Holy Roman Empire was one of the strangest political structures in the world The Reichstag ( German for "Imperial Diet " was the Parliament of the Holy Roman Empire, the North German Confederation,
During the Protestant Reformation, Biberach was notable for being — eventually along only with Ravensburg, Augsburg and Dinkelsbühl — a Mixed Imperial City (German: Paritätische Reichsstadt) where the Peace of Westphalia caused the establishment of a joint Catholic–Protestant government and administrative system, with equality offices (German: Gleichberechtigung) and a precise and equal distribution between Catholic and Protestant civic officials. The Protestant Reformation was a reform movement in Europe that began in 1517 though its roots lie further back in time Ravensburg is a town in Upper Swabia in Southern Germany, capital of the district of Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg. Augsburg is an independent City in the south-west of Bavaria. Dinkelsbühl is a historic city in Bavaria, Germany. It lies in the district of Ansbach, north of Aalen. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. The term Peace of Westphalia refers to the two peace treaties of Osnabrück and Münster, signed on May 15 and October 24 of Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages.
This status ended in 1803, when Biberach was annexed by the Margraviate of Baden, soon to become a grand-duchy. 1803 ( MDCCCIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Baden is a historical state in the southwest of Germany, on the right bank of the Rhine. The Grand Duchy of Baden (Großherzogtum Baden was a historical state in the southwest of Germany, on the right bank of the Rhine. In 1806, it was traded with the Kingdom of Württemberg in exchange for the town of Villingen; becoming part of the German Empire on its creation in 1871. Year 1806 ( MDCCCVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Kingdom of Württemberg (Königreich Württemberg was a state that existed from 1806 to 1918 and is currently located in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Villingen-Schwenningen is the largest city of the Schwarzwald-Baar district located in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The German Empire is the name commonly used in English to describe Germany from 1871 to 1918 when it was a semi- Constitutional monarchy: beginning with the Unification Year 1871 ( MDCCCLXXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
During World War II, two large prisoner-of-war camps were located here, with Oflag V-B for officers, and internment camp Ilag V-B for allied civilians, mainly from the Channel Islands. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including A prisoner-of-war camp is a site for the containment of enemy combatants captured by the enemy in time of war and is similar to an Internment camp which is used for civilian Oflag V-B Biberach, was a World War II German Prisoner-of-war camp for officers located in Biberach in south-eastern Baden-Württemberg The Channel Islands ( Norman: Îles d'la Manche, French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are a group of Islands
KaVo (Kaltenbach & Voigt) is a leading company in producing dental medicine equipment and products like instruments, dental systems, laboratory and equipment for training centers for universities. The head office is in Biberach. But KaVo has production locations and sales locations all over the world, e. g in Brazil, England, USA, Canada, Russia, France, Italy, etc. In March 2004, Danaher, an American industrial company, took over KaVo in order to improve its portfolio in terms of dental technology. Since a massive loss of jobs is expected, waves of solidarity have tried to help KaVo's workers' council. Even Walter Riester, Germany's former Secretary of Labour, is involved in that. Walter Riester (born September 27, 1943 in Kaufbeuren) is a German politician of the SPD and former Minister of Labour and Social
Boehringer Ingelheim investigates, develops, produces and commercializes drugs for people all over the world. Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH is a Pharmaceutical company which concentrates on the development of human pharmaceuticals biopharmaceuticals chemicals and animal health products With about 35. 529 employees who are employed in 156 countries on all continents, today, Boehringer Ingelheim is part of the most research intensive enterprises internationally. Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany in 1885, where the corporate
EnBW means "Energy Baden-Württemberg". Ingelheim am Rhein is the capital of the Mainz-Bingen district situated on the left bank of the Rhine within the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Year 1885 ( MDCCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Its corporate center is in Karlsruhe. Karlsruhe (ˈkaɐ̯lsʁuːə population 285812 in 2006 is a city in the south west of Germany, in the Bundesland Baden-Württemberg, located near In Stuttgart there is the "Regional Center". Stuttgart (ˈʃtʊtgaɐ̯t is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. An exciting chapter of the success story began with the merger of Badenwerk AG and Energie-Versorgung Schwaben AG in the year 1997. The EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG was born. EnBW is Germany's third largest energy company. In Biberach there are about 900 employees. The firm employs 125 trainees. Every year the EnBW gives young people the chance for a position as an apprentice. Also the EnBW is trying to protect the environment or so the company says. In a current advertising campaign it tries to sell its 30-year-old nuclear power station Neckarwestheim as a "green" source of energy. The plant is depicted as a group of trees shaped like a reactor with adjacent cooling towers. To critics this is a modern version of "Newspeak". Newspeak is a Fictional language in George Orwell 's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
The beginning of Liebherr Biberach was in 1954. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) The firm produces many sorts of cranes. 1700 people and 112 trainees work there. Dr. Hans Liebherr invented the crane in 1949 in Kirchdorf/Iller. İller means provinces in Turkish see Provinces of Turkey The Iller (ancient name Ilargus) is a river in Bavaria, You can find Liebherr products all over the world. For example Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, the USA and so on.
Biberach is twinned with Asti (I), Valence/Drôme (F), Telavi (Georgia), Clacton-on-Sea, Essex (UK) and Swidnica (PL). Asti is a city and Comune in the Piemonte or Piedmont region, in north-western Italy, about 55 kilometres east of Turin in the plain of the Tanaro Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Valence ( Occitan Valença) is a commune in southeastern France, the capital of the department of Drôme, situated This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Telavi (თელავი is the main city and administrative center of Georgia 's eastern province of Kakheti. Georgia ( საქართველო, Sakartvelo) is a Transcontinental country in the Caucasus region situated at the dividing line between History Clacton was the site of the lower Palaeolithic Clactonian industry of flint tool manufacture Essex is a county in the East of England. The County town is Chelmsford, and the highest point of the county is Chrishall Common The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Świdnica (Schweidnitz Svídnice is a Town in south-western Poland. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland It also has close links to Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands. The Bailiwick of Guernsey (Bailliage de Guernesey is a British Crown dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy. The Channel Islands ( Norman: Îles d'la Manche, French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are a group of Islands
Biberach not only has a film festival for German films which celebrated its 29th anniversary in 2007, the "Filmfest Biberach", but - since 2004 has also had a second festival, the Biberach Independent Film Festival that focuses on experimental shorts and documentaries. A film festival is the presentation or showcasing of Films in one or more Movie theaters or screening venues The Biberach Independent Film Festival (BIFF is a Film festival that premiered in November 2004 in the southwestern German town of Biberach an der Riß, which The third Biberach Independent Film Festival runs from October 29 to November 02, 2008.
In Biberach there are many cafés. If you want know where you can go for breakfast, for lunch, to party or only to chill in a lounge; check the website http://www.weberberg.de/, there you find a link "szeneführer" at the bottom.
Biberach also has a number of beer gardens.
The Biberacher Schützenfest is an historic festival for children and the town. The event starts every year in the first July week and lasts nine days. The name "Schützenfest" derives from the German verb schützen, meaning to protect; the festival is, therefore, a celebration of peace and expresses the hope that the town will be protected from war in the future. A Schützenfest (German "marksmen's festival" is an annual traditional festival celebrated in the Northwest regions of Germany as well as in Bavaria. During the festival, there are many attractions.
The annual Christmas market, called "Christkindlesmarkt", which takes 16 days, is another highlight of the year. Exotic foods from Britain, France, and Italy, kitsch, and beautiful arts and crafts are there to see and buy. People meet to drink enormous quantities of mulled wine even in broad daylight and eat "Knabberfleisch" (small breaded pieces of pork eaten with a small wooden fork).
TG Biberach 1847 e. V. is one of the biggest unions in the region. It has more than 6000 members and 27 divisions including American football, tennis, chess or volleyball.
IBOT Another important sports festival in Biberach is IBOT. It's an annual international handball tournament for youths with more than a thousand participants which takes place at Easter.