K Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Stuttgart
|• Total||10,155.76 km2 (3,921.16 sq mi)|
(31 December 2019)
|• Density||410/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.
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.