Welcome to Ortenau County
Dear residents and visitors,
Welcome to Ortenau County, the largest county in Baden-Württemberg with a population of 413,000 people. With an enchanting natural and cultural landscape characterised by dense forests, sun-blessed vineyards, flowering fields together with top-class wines and cuisine, the Ortenau is one of the most popular tourists regions in the Black Forest. A good sectoral mix of medium-sized – mostly owner-operated – companies, small firms and economically strong international market leaders, a broad range of cultural and sports facilities and proximity to the European metropolis of Strasbourg guarantee a high quality of life.
Our homepage offers you information on our region, county politics and the tasks and services performed by the county administration. You can find out about current issues in politics and administration through to job vacancies. Online services, from downloading forms, applications and brochures through to reserving vanity car registration plates will save you unnecessary trips.
You can also contact us directly, of course. You will find all the necessary contacts in the organisational chart.
Do you have any concerns about our homepage or criticism about our service? We'll be happy to hear about it from you. To the contact form "Your Opinion".
Have fun surfing through our sites and travelling through our beautiful Ortenau County!