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Birkach
Evangelical Church of Birkach
Coat of arms
Location of Birkach within Stuttgart
Birkach
Birkach
Birkach
Birkach
Coordinates: 48°43′10″N 9°12′29″E / 48.71944°N 9.20806°E / 48.71944; 9.20806Coordinates: 48°43′10″N 9°12′29″E / 48.71944°N 9.20806°E / 48.71944; 9.20806
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
CityStuttgart
SubdivisionsBirkach-North, Birkach-South, Schönberg
Government
 • District Chairwoman (German: Bezirksvorsteher)Andrea Lindel
Area
 • Total3.00 km2 (1.16 sq mi)
Elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total6,847
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
70599
Dialling codes0711
Vehicle registrationS

Birkach ( /ˈbɪərkx/) is an urban district in the south of Stuttgart located on the Filderebene just north of Plieningen. Of the districts of Stuttgart, Birkach is among the smallest.[1]

History

Main article: History of Stuttgart

The first mention of Birkach occurred in 1140, and the town was mentioned again 150 years later, when it was sold to Bebenhausen Abbey in 1290.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Birkach" (in German). City of Stuttgart.