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Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Stuttgart Schlossplatz (Castle square)
Coat of arms of Stuttgart
Stuttgart is located in Germany
Coordinates 48°46′43″N 09°10′46″E / 48.77861°N 9.17944°E / 48.77861; 9.17944
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Urban district
City subdivisions 23 districts
Lord Mayor Fritz Kuhn (Greens)
Basic statistics
Area 207.36 km2 (80.06 sq mi)
Elevation 245 m  (804 ft)
Population  597,939  (31 December 2012)[1]
 - Density 2,884 /km2 (7,468 /sq mi)
Founded 10th century
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate S
Postal codes 70173–70619
Area code 0711

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. website of Stuttgart "Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg" Check |url= value (help). December 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  3. "(in German)[[Category:Articles with German-language external links]] Stuttgart". Initiativkreis Europäische Metropolregionen. Retrieved 23 March 2009.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)

Other websites[change | change source]

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