Steckborn facts for kids
|• Total||8.76 km2 (3.38 sq mi)|
|Elevation||400 m (1,300 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015 )|
|• Density||425.34/km2 (1,101.6/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Berlingen, Gaienhofen (Germany), Homburg, Mammern, Öhningen (Germany), Raperswilen|
Steckborn is near Lake Constance. In 2005, 3,398 people lived there.
People lived in the area around Steckborn already in the 100s. There are also Roman ruins of walls and other buildings. Probably in the 800s, the village became part of the territory of the monastery of Reichenau. This is the period when it is first written about.
- Karl Friedrich Gegauf, entrepreneur
- Fritz Gegauf, inventor of the sewing machine and founder of Bernina
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