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Ditzingen
Speyrer Church
Coat of arms
Location of Ditzingen
Ditzingen
Ditzingen
Ditzingen
Ditzingen
Coordinates: 48°49′35″N 9°4′0″E / 48.82639°N 9.06667°E / 48.82639; 9.06667Coordinates: 48°49′35″N 9°4′0″E / 48.82639°N 9.06667°E / 48.82639; 9.06667
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictLudwigsburg
Government
 • MayorMichael Makurath
Area
 • Total30.40 km2 (11.74 sq mi)
Elevation
303 m (994 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total24,870
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
71240–71254
Dialling codes07156, 07152
Vehicle registrationLB
Websitewww.ditzingen.de

Ditzingen is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located approximately 10 km northwest of Stuttgart, and 12 km southwest of Ludwigsburg. The Hirschlanden transmitter was located near Ditzingen-Hirschlanden. Ditzingen is the home of Bürger GmbH, Reclam and also Trumpf GmbH.

Geography

Geographic Location

Ditzingen is located in the southwestern Neckar basin in the Strohgäu at the transition to the so-called Long Field. The urban area lies between the Strudelbach in the west and the Glems in the east. The Glems, a right tributary of the Enz River, flows through the center of Ditzingen. The city center is on the right of the river.

The Glems formerly formed the tribal border of the Swabians and Franks and was also the border of the two dioceses Roman Catholic Diocese of Speyer and Bishopric of Constance.

Neighboring communities

The following cities and municipalities adjoin the city of Ditzingen. They are called clockwise starting in the east:

City structure

Ditzingen includes the formerly independent communities Heimerdingen, Hirschlanden and Schöckingen which were incorporated in the 1970s (or combined with the city).

The former municipalities are districts and at the same time localities within the meaning of the Baden-Württemberg municipal code, which means they have a local council that is headed by a village mayor. The local councils are elected in every local election by the population eligible to vote in the village. There is also an administrative office in each village, which serves as the local town hall.

The town of Ditzingen (in the borders of June 30, 1970) include the city Ditzingen, the estates Grüner Baum and Lerchenhöfe, the living places Maurener Berg, Oberes Glemstal, Ölberg and Steinröhre and the houses Ferbermühle, Tonmühle and Zechlesmühle.

The former municipality Heimerdingen includes the village Heimerdingen and the outgoing town Stetten.

The village Hirschlanden as well as the local villages Holzheim and Rotweil belong to the former municipality Hirschlanden.

The village Schöckingen and the living place Talmühle belong to the former municipality Schöckingen.[2]

Area distribution

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According to data from the Statistical State Office of Baden-Württemberg, as of 2014.[3]

Culture

The Ditzingen City Archives preserve the city's historical records.

Twin towns – sister cities

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany

Ditzingen is twinned with:[4]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  2. ^ Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band III: Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Regionalverband Mittlerer Neckar. Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN 3-17-004758-2, S. 402–405.
  3. ^ Statistisches Landesamt, Fläche seit 1988 nach tatsächlicher Nutzung für Ditzingen.
  4. ^ "Partnerstädte". ditzingen.de (in German). Ditzingen. Retrieved 2021-02-01.