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
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
 • Total108.89 km2 (42.04 sq mi)
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
(2015-12-31)[3]
 • Total156,267
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
69115 – 69126
Dialling codes+49 6221
Vehicle registrationHD
Websitewww.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).

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.destatis.de/DE/ZahlenFakten/LaenderRegionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Aktuell/05Staedte.html.
  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.

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