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Encyclopedia > Esslingen (district)
Esslingen
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State: Baden-Württemberg
Capital: Esslingen
Adm. Region: Stuttgart
Area: 641.57 km²
Inhabitants: 507,606 (2002)
pop. density: 791 inh./km²
Car identification: ES
Homepage: http://www.landkreis-esslingen.de
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Esslingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rems-Murr, Göppingen, Reutlingen, Böblingen and the district-free city Stuttgart. Germany is a federation of 16 states commonly called Länder (singular Land, which may be translated as country) or officially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... Alternate use: Esslingen, Switzerland Esslingen is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, capital of the district of Esslingen. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Stuttgart is one of the four administrative districts (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the north-east of the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwestern part of Germany. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Image File history File links Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the district Esslingen Based on the templates at Wikipedia:WikiProject German districts/Maptemplates File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... Rems-Murr is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Göppingen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Reutlingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Böblingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Stuttgart, a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 600,000 as of May 2005. ...

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History

The district dates back to the Oberamt Esslingen, which was created when the previously free imperial city Esslingen became part of Württemberg in 1803. After several changes over the next century it was converted into a district in 1938, and was enlarged by adding several municipalities from the neighboring Amtsoberamt Stuttgart, and the Oberamt Schorndorf, Kirchheim unter Teck and Göppingen. Württemberg (often spelled Wurttemberg in English) refers to an area and a former state in Swabia, a region in south-western Germany. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1973 the district was merged with the district Nürtingen, in 1975 two municipalities from the district Böblingen were added to give the district today's borders. 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1975 was a common year starting on ghjgh Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


Geography

The district is cut into two halves by the river Neckar. The west part is part of the Filder plain, while the east is part of the mountains of the Swabian Alb (Schwäbische Alb). The Neckar is a river in Germany, a major tributary of the River Rhine, which it joins at Mannheim. ... A view on the Swabian Alb, with its typical hills and a juniper meadow The Albtrauf, which forms the western border of the Swabian Alb The Swabian Alb (German: Schwäbische Alb) is a plateau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, extending 220 km from southwest to northeast and 40 to...


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the imperial eagle taken from the coat of arms of the city Esslingen. The checkered diamonds in the bottom are the symbol of the Dukes of Teck, and the horn on the breast of the eagle is the symbol of the Counts of Urach. Both symbols were taken from the coat of arms of the district Nürtingen, as the two families played a mayor role in the history of the area.

Image File history File links Coat of arms of the district Esslingen File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Municipalities
  1. Aichtal
  2. Esslingen (Neckar)
  3. Filderstadt
  4. Kirchheim (Teck)
  5. Leinfelden-Echterdingen
  6. Neuffen
  7. Nürtingen
  8. Ostfildern
  9. Owen
  10. Plochingen
  11. Weilheim (Teck)
  12. Wendlingen (Neckar)
  13. Wernau (Neckar)
  1. Kirchheim
  2. Lenningen
  3. Neckartenzlingen
  4. Neuffen
  5. Nürtingen
  6. Plochingen
  7. Reichenbach (Fils)
  8. Weilheim (Teck)
  9. Wendlingen (Neckar)
  1. Aichwald
  2. Altbach
  3. Altdorf (Nürtingen)
  4. Altenriet
  5. Baltmannsweiler
  6. Bempflingen
  7. Beuren
  8. Bissingen (Teck)
  9. Deizisau
  10. Denkendorf
  11. Dettingen (Teck)
  12. Erkenbrechtsweiler
  13. Frickenhausen
  14. Großbettlingen
  15. Hochdorf (Plochingen)
  16. Holzmaden
  1. Kohlberg
  2. Köngen
  3. Lenningen
  4. Lichtenwald
  5. Neckartailfingen
  6. Neckartenzlingen
  7. Neidlingen
  8. Neuhausen (Fildern)
  9. Notzingen
  10. Oberboihingen
  11. Ohmden
  12. Reichenbach (Fils)
  13. Schlaitdorf
  14. Unterensingen
  15. Wolfschlugen

An Amt (plural Ämter) is an administrative unit, which is unique to the German Bundesländer (federal states) of Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg. ... Alternate use: Esslingen, Switzerland Esslingen is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, capital of the district of Esslingen. ... Watershed of the Neckar River Watershed of the Rhine River Nürtingen is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the district of Esslingen. ... Owen is either: Mark Owen, musician and member of Take That. ... Holzmaden is a town in Germany near Württemberg containing rich layers of well preserved fossils (or Lagerstätten) of the Jurassic period. ... Neckartailfingen is a little village, located appr. ...

External link

  • Official website (German)
  • Map of Esslingen from R24.


Cities and rural districts in the
Federal State of Baden-Württemberg in Germany

Cities Flag of Baden-Württemberg. ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... {{JESUS TOOK THE FLAG}} He stole it and sold it to some asian drug dealers from the atlantic, hmm? File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Berlin Brandenburg Chelsea F.C. European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Fulham F.C. Football World...

Baden-Baden | Freiburg | Heidelberg | Heilbronn | Karlsruhe | Mannheim | Pforzheim | Stuttgart | Ulm Map of Germany showing Baden-Baden Baden-Baden is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Freiburg city from Schlossberg Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the Breisgau region, on the western edge of the southern Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald) with about 200,000 inhabitants. ... Map of Germany showing Heidelberg Heidelberg (halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt) is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Coat of Arms of Heilbronn Map of Germany showing Heilbronn Heilbronn is a city in northern Baden-Württemberg, Germany, near Stuttgart. ... Map of Germany showing Karlsruhe Coat of Arms of Karlsruhe Karlsruhe castle at night Karlsruhe (population 282,595 in December 2003) is a city of Germany, in the Baden-Württemberg Bundesland, located near the French-German border. ... Location of Mannheim in Germany The Wasserturm (water tower), Mannheims landmark Coat of Arms of Mannheim Watershed of the Neckar River university Mannheim is a city in Germany. ... Pforzheim is a town of 115,000 inhabitants in the state of Baden-Württemberg, south-west Germany at the gate to the Black Forest. ... Stuttgart, a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 600,000 as of May 2005. ... Ulm is a city in the German Bundesland of Baden-Württemberg (about 100 km south-east of Stuttgart). ...

Rural
districts

Alb-Donau | Biberach | Bodenseekreis | Böblingen | Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald | Calw | Konstanz (Constance)
Emmendingen | Enzkreis | Esslingen | Freudenstadt | Göppingen | Heidenheim | Heilbronn | Hohenlohekreis
Karlsruhe | Lörrach | Ludwigsburg | Main-Tauber-Kreis | Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis | Ortenaukreis | Ostalbkreis
Rastatt | Ravensburg | Rems-Murr-Kreis | Reutlingen | Rhein-Neckar-Kreis | Rottweil | Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis
Schwäbisch Hall | Sigmaringen | Tuttlingen | Tübingen | Waldshut | Zollernalbkreis Alb-Donau is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Biberach is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Bodenseekreis is a district (Kreis) in the south-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Böblingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Breisgau_Hochschwarzwald is a Kreis (district) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Calw is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Konstanz (also sometimes in English Constance) is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Emmendingen is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Enzkreis is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Freudenstadt is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Göppingen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Heidenheim is a district (Kreis) in the east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Heilbronn is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Hohenlohekreis is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Karlsruhe is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Lörrach is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Ludwigsburg is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Main-Tauber is a district (Kreis) in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Ortenaukreis is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Ostalbkreis is a district (Kreis) in the east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Rastatt is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Ravensburg is a district (Kreis) in the south-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Rems-Murr is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Reutlingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Rhein-Neckar is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Rottweil is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Schwarzwald-Baar is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Schwäbisch-Hall is a district (Kreis) in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Sigmaringen is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Tuttlingen is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Tübingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Waldshut is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Zollernalbkreis is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Esslingen am Neckar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (177 words)
Esslingen am Neckar is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, capital of the District of Esslingen.
Esslingen appears in the possession of Liudolf, Duke of Swabia
Esslingen is occupied by U.S. soldiers, thereby being spared much of the damage caused by World War II.
Esslingen (district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
Esslingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rems-Murr, Göppingen, Reutlingen, Böblingen and the district-free city Stuttgart.
In 1973 the district was merged with the district Nürtingen, in 1975 two municipalities from the district Böblingen were added to give the district today's borders.
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