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Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). Each Land is represented at the federal level in the Bundesrat. The 16 Länder are: Baden-Württemberg Bavaria (Bayern) Berlin (city-state) Brandenburg Bremen (city-state) Hamburg... State: With an area of 35,742 km² and 10.7 million inhabitants, Baden-Württemberg lies in south-western Germany to the east of the upper Rhine, and is third largest in both area and population among the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). The capital... Baden-Württemberg
Capital: Göppingen is a town in southern Germany, part of the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg. Capital of the district Göppingen. It is situated at the bottom of the Hohenstaufen mountain, in the valley of the river Fils. History The city was supposedly founded by... Göppingen
A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). Regierungsbezirke are themselves further divided into districts (Kreise), either Landkreise or urban districts: cities which constitute a district in their own right (kreisfreie Städte). The Regierungsbezirk is governed by a Bezirksregierung and led... Adm. Region: Stuttgart is one of the four administrative districts (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the north-east of the country.Its sub-divided into the three regions Stuttgart, Heilbronn-Franken and Ostwürttemberg. External links Official website Categories: Regierungsbezirk ... Stuttgart
Area: 642.35 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km²
Inhabitants: 258,464 (2002)
Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. However it is most frequently applied to living organisms, humans in particular. Population density is usually expressed in terms of items or organisms per unit area. Definitions of population density Population density, according to the definition above, depends... pop. density: 403 inh./km²
Car identification: GP
Homepage: http://www.landkreis-goeppingen.de
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Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the district Göppingen

Göppingen is a Kreis ( Districts are a form of local government in several countries. Austria In Austria, a district is an administrative subdivision normally encompassing several municipalities, roughly equivalent to the Landkreis in Germany. The administrative office of a district, the Bezirkshauptmannschaft is headed by the Bezirkshauptmann. It is in charge of the administration... district) in the middle of With an area of 35,742 km² and 10.7 million inhabitants, Baden-Württemberg lies in south-western Germany to the east of the upper Rhine, and is third largest in both area and population among the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). The capital... Baden-Württemberg, The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... Germany. Neighboring districts are Rems-Murr is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Heilbronn, Schwäbisch Hall, Ostalbkreis, Göppingen, Esslingen, the district-free city Stuttgart and the district Ludwigsburg. History The district was created in 1973, when the district Waiblingen was merged... Rems-Murr, Ostalbkreis, Heidenheim is a district (Kreis) in the east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Ostalbkreis, Dillingen, Günzburg, Alb-Donau and Göppingen. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Heidenheim, which was created at the beginning of the 19th century. 1808 it was... Heidenheim, Alb_Donau is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Biberach, Reutlingen, Göppingen and Heidenheim, the two bavarian districts Günzburg and Neu-Ulm, and the city of Ulm. History The history of the region is linked with... Alb-Donau, Reutlingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Esslingen, Alb-Donau, Ostalbkreis, Biberach, Sigmaringen, Zollernalbkreis and Tübingen. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Reutlingen, which was created in 1803 when the previously free imperial city Reutlingen... Reutlingen and 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. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Esslingen, which was created when the previously free imperial city... Esslingen.

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History

The district was created in 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-May January 3 - The March of Dimes is established by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. January 11 - Frances Moulton is the first woman to become president of a US national bank. January 20 - Wedding of King... 1938 by merging the two Oberämter Geislingen and Göppingen. During the communal reform of 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. Events January January 1 - United Kingdom, Ireland, and Denmark enter the European Economic Community, now known as the European Union. January 3 - Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) sells the New York Yankees for $10 million to a 12-person syndicate led by George... 1973 the district was not changed much, only a few municipalities from the districts Schwäbisch Gmünd and Ulm were added.


The district is sometimes called Stauferkreis, because the Hohenstaufen was a dynasty of Kings of Germany, many of whom were also crowned Holy Roman Emperor and Dukes of Swabia. The proper name, taken from their castle in Swabia, is Staufen. When the last member of the Salian dynasty, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, died without an heir there... Staufen family had their roots in this area. However when that family had no heir anymore the land became part of Württemberg (often spelled Wurttemberg in English) refers to an area and a former state in Swabia, a region in south-western Germany. Its capital for the by far longest period was Stuttgart. For short periods of time, the seat of the government resp. the monarch was located in... Württemberg in the (13th century - 14th century - 15th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 14th century was that century which lasted from 1301 to 1400. Events The transition from the Medieval Warm Period to the Little Ice Age Beginning of the Ottoman Empire, early expansion into... 14th century.


Partnerships

In 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1990 in video gaming January January 3 - Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega surrenders to American forces. January 7 - The Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public due to safety concerns. January 9 - Lt Gen... 1990 a partnership with the district Löbau in With an area of 18,400 sq. km. and a population of 4.6 million, the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen) is the tenth largest in area but sixth in population among Germanys sixteen federal states. Created upon Germanys reunification in 1990, it occupies the approximate... Saxony (now merged into Löbau-Zittau) was started, to help to built the administration according to wester German standard. The municipality Boll already had a partnership with Herrnhut in Löbau before, after the districts started their partnership several other municipalities of the two districts started partnership as well.


Geography

The district is located in the northern foothills of the 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 middle mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It extends 220 km from southwest to northeast... Swabian Alb (Schwäbische Alb). It is crossed by the Fils, a tributary of the The Neckar is a river in Germany, a major tributary of the River Rhine, which it joins at Mannheim. Rising in the Black Forest, it flows through a steep valley in the Odenwald hills and passes through Tübingen, Nürtingen, Esslingen, Stuttgart, and Heidelberg. The total length of the... Neckar.


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The lion is the symbol of the Staufen family, which had its roots in the district. The deer antler above is the symbol of Württemberg and symbolizes the change of ownership after the Staufer family died out.

Towns and municipalities

Towns 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. Other German states had this subdivision in the past. Some states have similar administrative units called Samtgemeinde (Lower Saxony), Verbandsgemeinde (Rhineland_Palatinate) or Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Baden_W... Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Municipalities
  1. Donzdorf
  2. Ebersbach (Fils)
  3. Eislingen (Fils)
  4. Geislingen (Steige)
  5. Göppingen is a town in southern Germany, part of the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg. Capital of the district Göppingen. It is situated at the bottom of the Hohenstaufen mountain, in the valley of the river Fils. History The city was supposedly founded by... Göppingen
  6. Lauterstein
  7. Süßen
  8. Uhingen
  9. Wiesensteig
  1. Deggingen
  2. Ebersbach
  3. Eislingen-Ottenbach-Salach
  4. Geislingen
  5. Göppingen
  6. Mittleres Fils-Lautertal
  7. Oberes Filstal
  8. Östlicher Schurwald
  9. Raum Bad Boll
  10. Uhingen
  11. Voralb
  1. Adelberg
  2. Aichelberg
  3. Albershausen
  4. Bad Ditzenbach
  5. Bad Überkingen
  6. Birenbach
  7. Böhmenkirch
  8. Börtlichen
  9. Boll
  10. Deggingen
  11. Drackenstein
  12. Dürnau
  13. Eschenbach
  14. Gammelshausen
  15. Gingen an der Fils
  16. Gruibingen
  1. Hattenhofen
  2. Heinigen
  3. Hohenstadt
  4. Kuchen
  5. Mühlhausen im Täle
  6. Ottenbach
  7. Rechberghausen
  8. Salach
  9. Schlat
  10. Schlierbach
  11. Wäschenbeuren
  12. Wangen bei Göppingen
  13. Zell unter Aichelberg

External links

  • Official website (http://www.landkreis-goeppingen.de) (German)


Rural and urban districts in With an area of 35,742 km² and 10.7 million inhabitants, Baden-Württemberg lies in south-western Germany to the east of the upper Rhine, and is third largest in both area and population among the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). The capital... Baden-Württemberg

Alb_Donau is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Biberach, Reutlingen, Göppingen and Heidenheim, the two bavarian districts Günzburg and Neu-Ulm, and the city of Ulm. History The history of the region is linked with... Alb-Donau | Map of Germany showing Baden_Baden Baden_Baden is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located on the western foothills of the Black Forest, on the banks of the Oos river, in the region of Karlsruhe. Population: 53,000 (1999). History The springs of Baden-Baden were known to... Baden-Baden | Biberach is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Ravensburg, Sigmaringen, Reutlingen and Alb-Donau, and the Bavarian districts Neu-Ulm, Unterallgäu and the district_free city Memmingen. Geography The district consists of hilly countryside between the rivers... Biberach | Categories: Districts of Baden-Württemberg ... Bodenseekreis | Böblingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Calw, Enzkreis, Ludwigsburg, district-free Stuttgart, and the districts Esslingen and Tübingen. History The district was created in 1938 as the successor of the Oberamt B... Böblingen | Breisgau_Hochschwarzwald is a Kreis (district) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are Emmendingen, Schwarzwald-Baar, Waldshut, Lörrach and the French départements Haut_Rhin and Bas-Rhin. The district-free city Freiburg is surrounded by the district. History The district was created in 1973 by merging... Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald | Categories: Districts of Baden-Württemberg ... Calw | Konstanz (also sometimes in English Constance) is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Schwarzwald-Baar, Tuttlingen, Sigmaringen and the Bodenseekreis. To the south it borders the Swiss canton Thurgau and Schaffhausen. The municipality Büsingen is an exclave located... Constance | Emmendingen is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Ortenaukreis, Schwarzwald-Baar, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald and the district-free city Freiburg. To the west it borders the French departement Bas-Rhin. History The district dates back to the Bezirksamt Emmendingen, which... Emmendingen | The Enzkreis is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Karlsruhe, Heilbronn, Ludwigsburg, Böblingen and Calw. The district-free Pforzheim in the south is nearly completely surrounded by the district. History The district was created in 1973, when... Enzkreis | 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. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Esslingen, which was created when the previously free imperial city... Esslingen | This article is about Freiburg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. There is also a village named Freiburg (Elbe) in northwestern Germany. Freiburg (Freiburg im Üchtland) is also the German name of the town of Fribourg, Switzerland. Freiburg landscape Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in... Freiburg | Freudenstadt is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rastatt, Calw, Tübingen, Zollernalbkreis, Rottweil and the Ortenaukreis. History The district was created in 1938 as the successor of the Oberamt Freudenstadt which dates back to 1806. In 1973 it... Freudenstadt | Göppingen | Map of Germany showing Heidelberg Heidelberg (halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt) is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. As of 2002, there are 140,000 people living on the citys 109 km2. View from the so called alley of philosophers (Philosophenweg) towards the Old Town, with Heidelberg Castle... Heidelberg | Heidenheim is a district (Kreis) in the east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Ostalbkreis, Dillingen, Günzburg, Alb-Donau and Göppingen. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Heidenheim, which was created at the beginning of the 19th century. 1808 it was... Heidenheim | Categories: Germany-related stubs | Cities in Germany | Towns in Baden-Württemberg ... Heilbronn (city) | Heilbronn is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Neckar-Odenwald, Hohenlohe, Schwäbisch Hall, Rems-Murr, Ludwigsburg, Enzkreis, Karlsruhe and Rhein-Neckar. The district-free city Heilbronn is completely surrounded by the district. History The origin of the district... Heilbronn (district) | The Hohenlohekreis is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Neckar-Odenwald, Main-Tauber, Schwäbisch Hall and Heilbronn. Künzelsau is the administration centre of the district. Industry & Companies Würth Bürkert Rosenberg Sigloch Stahl History The... Hohenlohekreis | 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. Geography The altitude above sea level of the citys area... Karlsruhe (city) | Karlsruhe is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rhein-Neckar, Heilbronn, Enzkreis, Calw, Rastatt, Germersheim, Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis and the district-free city Speyer. The urban district Karlsruhe is located in the middle of the district, and cuts... Karlsruhe (district) | Lörrach | Ludwigsburg is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Heilbronn, Rems-Murr, the district-free city Stuttgart, and the districts Böblingen and Enzkreis. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Ludwigsburg, which was created by the dukedom W... Ludwigsburg | Main-Tauber is a district (Kreis) in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north-west clockwise) Miltenberg, Main-Spessart, Würzburg, Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim and Ansbach (all in Bavaria), and the districts Schwäbisch Hall, Hohenlohekreis and Neckar-Odenwald. History The district was... Main-Tauber | This article is about the German city. For the town in the United States, see Manheim, New York. Location of Mannheim in Germany The Wasserturm (water tower), Mannheims landmark Coat of Arms of Mannheim Watershed of the Neckar River Mannheim is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. With... Mannheim | Neckar-Odenwald is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from east clockwise) Main-Tauber, Hohenlohekreis, Heilbronn, Rhein-Neckar, and the district Odenwaldkreis in Hesse. History The district was created in 1973 by merging the previous districts Buchen and Mosbach. At first it... Neckar-Odenwald | The Ortenaukreis is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rastatt, Freudenstadt, Rottweil, Schwarzwald-Baar and Emmendingen. To the west it borders the French Bas-Rhin département. History The district was created in 1973 by merging the districts Kehl... Ortenaukreis | Ostalbkreis | Pforzheim is a city of 115,000 inhabitants in the state of Baden-Württemberg, south-west Germany at the gate to the Black Forest. It has an area of 98 km2 and lies between the cities of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe at the confluence of three rivers (Enz, Nagold and... Pforzheim | Rastatt is a district (Kreis) in the west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Karlsruhe, Calw, Freudenstadt and the Ortenaukreis. To the west it borders the French departement Bas-Rhin. The district-free city Baden-Baden is completely surrounded by the district. History The district... Rastatt | Ravensburg is a district (Kreis) in the south-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from south-west clockwise) Bodenseekreis, Sigmaringen and Biberach, the bavarian district-free city Memmingen and the districts Unterallgäu, Oberallgäu and Lindau. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Ravensburg, which... Ravensburg | Rems-Murr is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Heilbronn, Schwäbisch Hall, Ostalbkreis, Göppingen, Esslingen, the district-free city Stuttgart and the district Ludwigsburg. History The district was created in 1973, when the district Waiblingen was merged... Rems-Murr | Reutlingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Esslingen, Alb-Donau, Ostalbkreis, Biberach, Sigmaringen, Zollernalbkreis and Tübingen. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Reutlingen, which was created in 1803 when the previously free imperial city Reutlingen... Reutlingen | Rhein-Neckar is a district (Kreis) in the north-west of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are Bergstraße, Odenwaldkreis, Neckar-Odenwald, Heilbronn, Karlsruhe, district-free Speyer, the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, and district-free Mannheim and Heidelberg. History The district was created in 1973 by merging the previous districts... Rhein-Neckar | Rottweil is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Freudenstadt, Zollernalbkreis, Tuttlingen, Schwarzwald-Baar and Ortenaukreis. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Rottweil, which was created in 1806/08 when the previously free imperial city Rottweil became part... Rottweil | Schwarzwald-Baar is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Ortenaukreis, Rottweil, Tuttlingen, Constance, the Swiss canton of Schaffhausen, and the districts Waldshut, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald and Emmendingen. History The district was created in 1973, when the two districts Donaueschingen and... Schwarzwald-Baar | Schwäbisch Hall | Sigmaringen is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Reutlingen, Biberach, Ravensburg, Bodenseekreis, Constance and Zollernalbkreis. History The area of the district was owned by several different states historically. Before 1800 it was split between many minor rulers, then it... Sigmaringen | Stuttgart is a city located in southern Germany, it is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and has a population of approximately 600,000 as of June 2004. Overview Stuttgart, Germany, the capital of Baden-Württemberg state (pop. 11 million, 36,000 square kilometers... Stuttgart | Tuttlingen is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rottweil, Zollernalbkreis, Sigmaringen, Constance and Schwarzwald-Baar. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Tuttlingen, which was created in 1806. After several minor changes it was was merged with the... Tuttlingen | Tübingen | Ulm is a city in Germany, part of the Bundesland of Baden-Württemberg (about 100 km south-east of Stuttgart). Its population is slightly above 115,000. Ulm was also the birthplace of one of the 20th centurys most famous persons - Albert Einstein. History View towards the city... Ulm | Waldshut is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Lörrach, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald and Schwarzwald-Baar. To the south it borders the Swiss cantons Thurgau, Schaffhausen, Zürich and Aargau. History The district dates back to the Oberamt Waldshut, which... Waldshut | The Zollernalbkreis is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Tübingen, Reutlingen, Sigmaringen, Tuttlingen, Rottweil and Freudenstadt. History The district was created in 1973 when the two previous districts Balingen and Hechingen were merged. Geography The district is located... Zollernalbkreis
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