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Heuweiler is a village in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in the southwest of Baden-Württemberg near Freiburg in southern Germany.The village has to a large extent retained its rural character. Whereas many communities in the vicinity of Freiburg have grown rapidly in recent decades a slow, organic change occurred in Heuweiler.GeographyHeuweiler is located at the mouth of the Glotter valley in the Rhine Valley. The municipality consists of the village Vorderheuweiler, the hamlet Hinterheuweiler, the tine Neuhäuser and the farms and Berghäusle and Litzelstahlerhof.In the west Gundelfingen borders on Heuweiler, in the east the village Glottertal, both in the district Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, the neighboring municipality in the north, Denzlingen, is located in the district Emmendingen.HistorySince its beginnings, the history of the village was connected that of the city of Freiburg. For instance, the farmers of Heuweiler had to perform socage and transport the sandstone of Tennenbach which was used for building the Minster. When Freiburg was ruled by the Habsburgs it became part of Further Austria. Heuweiler became part of the bailiwick Kastelburg-Schwarzenberg. Still today old border stones remind of the district boundaries of that time.
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