The town centre of the city of Karlsruhe (Germany) photographed from an aeroplane. It is easy to recognize the historic layout of the town: The streets head away from the palace like the rays of the sun.
|District||Urban districts of Germany|Urban district|
|• Lord Mayor||Frank Mentrup (SPD)|
|• Total||173.46 km2 (66.97 sq mi)|
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|• Density||1,706.64/km2 (4,420.17/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||76131 – 76229|
As of 2016, Karlsruhe has about 308,000 people.
The city lies on the eastern shore of the Rhine River and has a technical university.
France is close by, on the other side of the Rhine River, a few km to the south.
Karlsruhe is the seat of the Bundesverfassungsgericht (Federal Constitutional Court of Germany).
The city was the capital of the former Grand Duchy of Baden.
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