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Filderstadt
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Location of Filderstadt within Esslingen district
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Filderstadt
Filderstadt
Filderstadt
Filderstadt
Coordinates: 48°40′49″N 9°13′6″E / 48.68028°N 9.21833°E / 48.68028; 9.21833Coordinates: 48°40′49″N 9°13′6″E / 48.68028°N 9.21833°E / 48.68028; 9.21833
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictEsslingen
Government
 • MayorChristoph Traub[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total38.54 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
Elevation
371 m (1,217 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[2]
 • Total46,083
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
70794
Dialling codes0711 and 07158
Vehicle registrationES
Websitewww.filderstadt.de

Filderstadt is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located approximately 13 km south of Stuttgart.

Filderstadt is located next to the Stuttgart Airport and the new Trade Fair. Line S2 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn terminates at Filderstadt station.

Filderstadt was created as a town in 1975 from five smaller villages called Bernhausen, Bonlanden, Plattenhardt, Sielmingen and Harthausen.

From 1978 to 2005, it played host to the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, a WTA Tier II event.

Princess Claire of Luxembourg was born here on March 21, 1985.

German writer Michael Ende, author of The Neverending Story, died in Filderstadt in 1995.

Economy

Contact Air once had its headquarters in Filderstadt.[3]

Notable people

Eduard Mörike
Eduard Mörike

Twin towns – sister cities

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

Filderstadt is twinned with:[4]

References

  1. ^ "Grußwort des Oberbürgermeisters" (in German). filderstadt.de. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  3. ^ "Impressum." Contact Air. 17 July 2012. Retrieved on 7 January 2015. "Contact Air Flugdienst GmbH + Co. Gottlieb-Manz-Straße 2 70794 Filderstadt"
  4. ^ "Partnerstädte". filderstadt.de (in German). Filderstadt. Retrieved 2019-11-30.