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Stuttgart

capital city of German federated state Baden-Württemberg

Stuttgart is a city in Germany. It is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg and of the Administrative District of Stuttgart (Regierungsbezirk). Stuttgart is on the river Neckar. In December 2011, 613,392 people live there.[4]

Stuttgart
Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Coat of arms of Stuttgart
Coat of arms
Location of Stuttgart
Stuttgart is located in Germany
Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Stuttgart is located in Baden-Württemberg
Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Coordinates: 48°47′N 9°11′E / 48.783°N 9.183°E / 48.783; 9.183Coordinates: 48°47′N 9°11′E / 48.783°N 9.183°E / 48.783; 9.183
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictStadtkreis
Founded10th century
Subdivisions23 districts
Government
 • Lord MayorFritz Kuhn (Greens)
Area
 • Total207.35 km2 (80.06 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[3]
 • Total623,738
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
70173–70619
Dialling codes0711
Vehicle registrationS
Websitestuttgart.de

Stuttgart is currently[when?] the sixth largest German city and Stuttgart Region is the nation's third largest region. The city is divided into 23 city districts.

Stuttgart is the home of two car manufacturers: Mercedes Benz and Porsche. Porsche is in Zuffenhausen (North) and Mercedes in Untertürkheim (Southeast).

Stuttgart has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

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PopulationEdit

Stuttgart has 613,392 people within city limits. It is the 6th largest city in Germany after Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt am Main. According to a 2005 estimate, the Stuttgart urban area had between 1,238,000 and 1,250,000 people. Its metropolitan area has a population of 5.3 million (2008).[5]

EducationEdit

The University of Stuttgart is one of the city's higher education institutions.

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.statistik.baden-wuerttemberg.de/BevoelkGebiet/Bevoelkerung/01515020.tab?R=GS111000.
  2. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
  4. http://www.statistik.baden-wuerttemberg.de/Veroeffentl/Statistische_Berichte/3126_11001.pdf
  5. "(German) Stuttgart". Initiativkreis Europäische Metropolregionen. Retrieved 23 March 2009.

Other websitesEdit

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