Heidelberg

city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Heidelberg (Alemannic German: Heidelbärg) is a city by the Neckar river in the south-west of Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

Heidelberg
Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Flag of Heidelberg
Coat of arms of Heidelberg
Location of Heidelberg
Heidelberg is located in Germany
Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Heidelberg is located in Baden-Württemberg
Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Coordinates: 49°25′N 08°43′E / 49.417°N 8.717°E / 49.417; 8.717Coordinates: 49°25′N 08°43′E / 49.417°N 8.717°E / 49.417; 8.717
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictStadtkreis
Government
 • Lord mayorEckart Würzner (Ind.)
Area
 • Total108.83 km2 (42.02 sq mi)
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total158,741
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
69115 – 69126
Dialling codes+49 6221
Vehicle registrationHD
Websitewww.heidelberg.de
Heidelberg in Germany

It has about 150,000 inhabitants. It has a well-known university. The old town and the castle of Heidelberg are well-known tourist attractions of Germany.

Heidelberg has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Köppen climate classification).

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2020" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2020] (CSV). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). June 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.

Other websitesEdit

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