Heidelberg

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Heidelberg
Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Coat of arms of Heidelberg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Stadtkreis
Government
 • Lord Mayor Eckart Würzner (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 108.83 km2 (42.02 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 156,267
 • Density 1,435.88/km2 (3,718.92/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 69115 – 69126
Dialling codes +49 6221
Vehicle registration HD
Website www.heidelberg.de
Heidelberg in Germany

Heidelberg is a city by the Neckar river in the south-west of Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

It has about 150,000 inhabitants and 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).

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  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.