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State: Baden-Württemberg
Regierungsbezirk: Tübingen
Region: Neckar-Alb
District: Tübingen
Area: 108.12 km²
Population: 83,137(12/31/2002)
Population density: 764/km²
Elevation: 338 m
Postal code: 72001-72999
Area/distance code: 07071
Location: 48°32′ N 9°4′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=48_32_N_9_4_E_region:DE_type:city(83,137))
Municipal code: 08416041
Car designation:
Arrangement of the city: 17 districts
Address of the city administration: 1 Am Markt
72070 Tübingen
Website: www.tuebingen.de
Tübingen, Neckar front

Tübingen, an old university city of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated 20 miles southwest of Stuttgart, on a ridge between the River Neckar and the Ammer. The city functions as the seat of the Administrative District of Tübingen, as well as of the county of Tübingen. Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land, which may be translated as country) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Tübingen is one of the four Administrative Districts ( Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. ... Tübingen is a district ( Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Elevation has several related meanings: Geography The elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. ... Area codes in Germany (German Vorwahl) have from two to five digits, not counting the leading zero. ... License plates in Germany show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 397 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 397 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... 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. ... The Neckar is a river in Germany, a major tributary of the River Rhine, which it joins at Mannheim. ... Tübingen is one of the four Administrative Districts ( Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. ... Tübingen is a district ( Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ...


In 2002 the city had 82,885 inhabitants, including circa 22,000 students. Geographical location: 48°32′ N 9°4′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=48_32_N_9_4_E_region:DE_type:city(83,137)). Tübingen is best described as a mixture of an old and distinguished academic flair including liberal and leftist politics, with rural, agricultural and typical Swabian elements. The city contains many picturesque buildings from previous centuries, and lies on the river Neckar. 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Swabia (German Schwabenland) is a historic region in Germany and a language area. ... The Neckar is a river in Germany, a major tributary of the River Rhine, which it joins at Mannheim. ...


1995 , the German weekly, "Focus" published a national survey according to which Tübingen had the highest quality of life from all cities in Germany. 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tübingen's Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen dates from 1477, making it one of the oldest in Germany. Tübingen itself dates from the 6th or 7th century. Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (German: Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen) is a state-supported university located on the Neckar river, in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... (5th century — 6th century — 7th century — other centuries) Events The first academy of the east the Academy of Gundeshapur founded in Persia by the Persian Shah Khosrau I. Irish colonists and invaders, the Scots, began migrating to Caledonia (later known as Scotland) Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland founded by St. ... (6th century - 7th century - 8th century - other centuries) Events Islam starts in Arabia, the Quran is written, and Arabs subjugate Syria, Iraq, Persia, Egypt, North Africa and Central Asia to Islam. ...


Famous Tübingen residents include the poet Friedrich Hölderlin, Alois Alzheimer, from whom Alzheimer's disease takes its name and Friedrich Miescher, who was the first to discover DNA. Wilhelm Schickard developed the first mechanical computer. Hegel and Johannes Kepler and Alois Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) also studied in Tübingen. It is the home of scholars of international renown such as Ernst Bloch, a philosopher, Hans Küng, a theologician Walter Jens, a famous author, as well as Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, nobel prize laureate for medicine. Friedrich Hölderlin Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (March 20, 1770 – June 6, 1843) was a major German lyric poet. ... Alois Alzheimer Alois Alzheimer (June 14, 1864 - December 19, 1915), a German neurologist, was a colleague of Emil Kraepelin who first identified the symptoms of what is now known as Alzheimers Disease. ... Friedrich Miescher Johan Friedrich Miescher (13 August 1844 - 26 August 1895) was a biologist born in Basel. ... Space-filling model of a section of DNA molecule Deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions specifying the biological development of all cellular forms of life (and many viruses). ... Wilhelm Schickard Wilhelm Schickard (born 1592 in Herrenberg - died 1635 in Tübingen) built the first automatic calculator in 1623. ... G.W.F. Hegel Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 - November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher born in Stuttgart, Württemberg, in present-day southwest Germany. ... Johannes Kepler Johannes Kepler (December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630), a key figure in the scientific revolution, was a German astronomer, mathematician and astrologer. ... His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ; born April 16, 1927 as Joseph Alois Ratzinger) is the 265th and reigning pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City. ... Ernst Bloch (July 8, 1885 - August 4, 1977) was a German Marxist philosopher and atheist theologian. ... Hans Küng (born March 19, 1928) is an eminent Swiss theologian, and a prolific author. ... Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (born October 20, 1942 in Magdeburg) is a German biologist who won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991 and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995 together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis for their research on the genetic...

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Location

Districts

  • Bebenhausen
  • Bühl
  • Derendingen
  • Hagelloch
  • Herrlesberg
  • Hirschau
  • Innenstadt
  • Kilchberg
  • Kreßbach (zu Weilheim)
  • Lustnau
  • Österberg
  • Pfrondorf
  • Südstadt
  • Unterjesingen
  • Waldhäuser Ost
  • Wanne
  • Weilheim
  • Weststadt

Bebenhausen is a place in Baden-Württemberg. ... The Innere Stadt is the the first Viennese Municipality District. ... Lustnau is a subdivision of Tübingen. ... Wanne is a residential area in the northern outskirts of the city of Tübingen. ...

Historical population

Year Population
1871 16,176
1880 19,378
1890 20,913
1900 23,425
1910 28,499
1925 29,971
1933 34,112
1939 35,963
1950 44,221
1956 51,454
1961 58,768
1962 61,068
1963 61,484
1964 62,454
1965 63,450
Year Population
1966 64,886
1967 65,846
1968 67,054
1969 67,947
1970 66,788
1971 68,231
1972 69,650
1973 70,993
1974 71,175
1975 71,348
1976 71,558
1977 71,820
1978 71,193
1979 72,167
1980 73,132
Year Population
1981 74,500
1982 74,766
1983 75,013
1984 75,333
1985 75,825
1986 76,122
1987¹ 71,701
1987 72,936
1988 76,046
1989 78,643
2001 82,444
2002 82,885
2003 83,137

¹ census result 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 is a number and represents a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar Events January January 6 - William Bonin is convicted of being the freeway killer. January 8 - AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions January 11 - Mark Thatcher, son of the British Prime... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Twinnings

Ann Arbor, Michigan is Tübingen's sister city in the United States of America. Other cities twinned with Tübingen are Aix-en-Provence (France), Monthey (Switzerland), Durham (United Kingdom), Aigle (Switzerland), Perugia (Umbria, Italy), and Petrozavodsk ( Karelia, Russia). Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... Aix (prounounced eks), or, to distinguish it from other cities built over hot springs, Aix-en-Provence is a city in southern France, some 30 km north of Marseille. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city in the north east of England. ... Perugia (population 150,000) is a city in the region of Umbria in central Italy, near the Tiber river, and the capital of the province of Perugia. ... Umbria is a mountainous region of central Italy, in the valley of the river Tiber. ... Petrozavodsk (Петрозаво́дск) or Petroskoi (in Karelian/Finnish) is the capital of the Russian Republic of Karelia, with a population of 282,900. ... For other uses of Karelia, see Karelia (disambiguation). ...


External links

  • City's official website (http://www.tuebingen.de/) (German)
  • Eberhard Karls University (http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/) (English and German)
  • Tourism information (http://www.tuebingen-info.de/) (German)
  • Tübingen page (http://www.germany-tourism.de/e/city_tuebingen.html) of German National Tourist Board (English)
  • Tuebingen Insider Tipps (http://www.tuepps.de/) (German)
  • Tuebingen, city of culture (http://www.tuepps.de/tuebingen-english.html) (English)
  • TÜzilla (http://tuezilla.de/) Tübingen Open Directory Project entry page (German)

 
 

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