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K Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Stuttgart
CountryGermany lwq1
Region seatStuttgart
 • Total10,155.76 km2 (3,921.16 sq mi)
 (31 December 2019)[1]
 • Total4,154,223
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)

Stuttgart is one of the four administrative districts (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the north-east of the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwestern part of Germany. It is sub-divided into the three regions: Heilbronn-Franken, Ostwürttemberg and Stuttgart.

Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Böblingen
  2. Esslingen
  3. Göppingen
  4. Heidenheim
  5. Heilbronn
  6. Hohenlohe
  7. Ludwigsburg
  8. Main-Tauber
  9. Ostalbkreis
  10. Rems-Murr
  11. Schwäbisch Hall
  1. Heilbronn
  2. Stuttgart

The districts of Böblingen, Esslingen, Ludwigsburg, Rems-Murr and Göppingen form with the city of Stuttgart the Verband Region Stuttgart with a directly elected regional assembly (Regionalversammlung).


The Gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was 213.4 billion € in 2018, accounting for 6.4% of German economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was 47,400 € or 157% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was 123% of the EU average. This makes it one of the wealthiest regions in Germany and Europe.[2]


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  2. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.

Coordinates: 49°00′N 9°40′E / 49.0°N 9.67°E / 49.0; 9.67