Ludwigsburg

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This page is about the city. For the district of the same name, please see Ludwigsburg (district).
Ludwigsburg
Coat of arms of Ludwigsburg
Ludwigsburg is located in Germany
Ludwigsburg
Coordinates 48°53′51″N 9°11′31″E / 48.8975°N 9.19194°E / 48.8975; 9.19194
Administration
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Lord Mayor Werner Spec
Basic statistics
Area 43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Elevation 293 m  (961 ft)
Population 87,280  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 2,014 /km2 (5,217 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LB
Postal codes 71634–71642
Area code 07141
Website www.ludwigsburg.de

Ludwigsburg is a about 12 km northern city in the center of Baden-Württemberg, of the Stuttgart city center. It is the district town and largest city of the Ludwigsburg district, as well as after Esslingen at the Neckar the second largest medium-sized town of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Together with Kornwestheim, Ludwigsburg forms a central center for the surrounding municipalities. Since the 1 April 1956 Ludwigsburg is a large district town.