Ulm

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ulm
Ulm with the Ulm Minster
Ulm with the Ulm Minster
Coat of arms of Ulm
Coat of arms
Ulm is located in Germany
Ulm
Ulm
Coordinates: 48°24′N 09°59′E / 48.400°N 9.983°E / 48.400; 9.983Coordinates: 48°24′N 09°59′E / 48.400°N 9.983°E / 48.400; 9.983
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Stadtkreis
Government
 • Lord Mayor Gunter Czisch (CDU)
Area
 • Total 118.69 km2 (45.83 sq mi)
Elevation 478 m (1,568 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 122,636
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 89073–89081
Dialling codes 0731, 07304,
07305, 07346
Vehicle registration UL
Website www.ulm.de

Ulm is a city in Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg. It was started in about 850 AD.

It is on the left side of the river Danube. Across the river on the right side is Neu-Ulm in Bavaria. Together they have more than 170,000 inhabitants. Ulm alone has about 120,000 inhabitants.

The university of Ulm was started in 1967. It has about 7000 students.

The world's highest church tower is the Ulmer Münster (161,5m) in Ulm. Also, Ulm has the oldest city theatre in Germany. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Ulm at Wikimedia Commons