The Limburg (597.4 m above sea level NHN) is the home mountain of the city Weilheim an der Teck in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg. The summit of the almost perfectly formed cone mountain rises almost 200 m above the immediate surroundings.
Striking is the structure of the vegetation: the summit is covered with grasslands and some solitary linden trees. Below this there is a zone with scrub forest, on the southern slope with vineyards, and at the lower mountain slopes extensive orchards.
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It should also be noted that the Limburg is a former volcanic vent, which stopped when the surrounding softer Jurassic stone was eroded by erosion.
Already 215 BC BC, the mountain was populated by a Celtic tribe. The Zähringergeschlecht built a castle here around 1050/60. They later moved their headquarters to Badische.
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