Stuttgart

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Stuttgart
Clockwise from top left: Staatsoper Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Schloss Solitude, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Neues Schloss, Marquardtbau, Königsbau, Stadtbibliothek
Flag of Stuttgart
Flag
Coat of arms of Stuttgart
Coat of arms
Location within Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg S.svg
Stuttgart is located in Germany
Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Stuttgart is located in Baden-Württemberg
Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Coordinates: 48°46′55″N 9°11′02″E / 48.782°N 9.184°E / 48.782; 9.184Coordinates: 48°46′55″N 9°11′02″E / 48.782°N 9.184°E / 48.782; 9.184
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictStadtkreis
Founded10th century
Subdivisions23 districts
Government
 • Lord mayorFrank Nopper (CDU)
Area
 • City207.33 km2 (80.05 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[3]
 • City623,738
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,787,724 (31 Dec 2018)[2]
 • Metro
5,300,000 (2015)[1]
Demonym(s)Stuttgarter
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
70173–70619
Dialling codes0711
Vehicle registrationS
Websitewww.stuttgart.de

Stuttgart (German: [ˈʃtʊtɡaʁt] (About this soundlisten); Swabian: Schduagert [ˈʒ̊d̥ua̯ɡ̊ɛʕd̥]) 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.[4]

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).[1]

Education[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Stuttgart". Initiativkreis Europäische Metropolregionen (in German). Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität – vierteljährlich". statistik-bw.de (in German). Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  3. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Stuttgart at Wikimedia Commons