Stadtteil of Rottenburg am Neckar
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|Town||Rottenburg am Neckar|
|• Local representative||Hans-Dieter Bauschert|
|• Total||7.14 km2 (2.76 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||475 m (1,558 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||335 m (1,099 ft)|
|• Density||350/km2 (900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||(+49) 07472|
Wurmlingen (pronounced [ˈvʊʁmlɪŋən]) is a suburban district of Rottenburg am Neckar in the administrative district of Tübingen in Baden-Württemberg (Germany). It is famous for its chapel, located atop a hill, which is the subject of a famous poem by Ludwig Uhland.
Wurmlingen is located 4 km (2.5 mi) northeastern from Rottenburg and 8 km (5 mi) southwestern from Tübingen in valley of the Neckar.
The area of the district is 714 hectares. Thereof fall 68.6% upon agriculturally used area, 15.1% upon forest area, 15.1% upon settlement area and roads, 0.1% upon water expanse and 1.1% upon other.
The territories of the following localities adjoin to Wurmlingen, they are called clockwise beginning in the north: Unterjesingen, Hirschau, Rottenburg (Town), Wendelsheim. All bordering localities are in the administrative district of Tübingen. Unterjesingen and Hirschau are suburban districts of Tübingen, Wendelsheim belongs to Rottenburg.
Wurmlingen has 2487 residents (31/01/08). It is the second largest suburb of Rottenburg. At an area of 7.14 km² (2.8 sq mi) this corresponds to a population density of 348 people per km², or 902 per sq mi.
The population is predominantly Roman Catholic.