Kaiserslautern

city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Kaiserslautern (German pronunciation: [ˌkaɪzɐsˈlaʊtɐn] (About this soundlisten); Palatine German: Lautre) is a city in the southwest of Germany, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It has about 100,000 inhabitants, a university and a well-known soccer team.

Kaiserslautern
Flag of Kaiserslautern
Coat of arms of Kaiserslautern
Location of Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern is located in Germany
Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern
Coordinates: 49°26′41″N 7°46′8″E / 49.44472°N 7.76889°E / 49.44472; 7.76889Coordinates: 49°26′41″N 7°46′8″E / 49.44472°N 7.76889°E / 49.44472; 7.76889
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions18 districts with 22 suburbs
Government
 • Lord mayorKlaus Weichel (SPD)
Area
 • Total139.72 km2 (53.95 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total98,520
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
67601–67663
Dialling codes0631 / 06301
Vehicle registrationKL
Websitewww.kaiserslautern.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Kaiserslautern at Wikimedia Commons