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
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Government
 • Lord Mayor Werner Spec
Area
 • Total 43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 87,280
 • Density 2,014.3/km2 (5,217.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71634–71642
Dialling codes 07141
Vehicle registration LB
Website www.ludwigsburg.de

Ludwigsburg is an 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.