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Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Coat of arms of Stuttgart
Coat of arms
Stuttgart is located in Germany
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Admin. regionStuttgart
Founded10th century
Subdivisions23 districts
 • Lord MayorFritz Kuhn (Greens)
 • Total207.36 km2 (80.06 sq mi)
Elevation245 m (804 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total623,738
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes70173–70619
Dialling codes0711
Vehicle registrationS

Stuttgart is a city in Germany. It is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg and of the Administrative District of Stuttgart (Regierungsbezirk). Stuttgart is on the river Neckar. In December 2011, 613,392 people live there.[2]

Stuttgart is currently[when?] the sixth largest German city and Stuttgart Region is the nation's third largest region. The city is divided into 23 city districts.

Stuttgart is the home of two car manufacturers: Mercedes Benz and Porsche. Porsche is in Zuffenhausen (North) and Mercedes in Untertürkheim (Southeast).

Stuttgart has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

Population[change | change source]

Stuttgart has 613,392 people within city limits. It is the 6th largest city in Germany after Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt am Main. According to a 2005 estimate, the Stuttgart urban area had between 1,238,000 and 1,250,000 people. Its metropolitan area has a population of 5.3 million (2008).[3]

Education[change | change source]

The University of Stuttgart is one of the city's higher education institutions.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
  3. "(German) Stuttgart". Initiativkreis Europäische Metropolregionen. Retrieved 23 March 2009.

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Other websites[change | change source]

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