Albstadt

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Albstadt
A view of Ebingen.
A view of Ebingen.
Coat of arms of Albstadt
Coat of arms
Albstadt   is located in Germany
Albstadt
Albstadt
Coordinates: 48°12′43″N 09°01′26″E / 48.21194°N 9.02389°E / 48.21194; 9.02389Coordinates: 48°12′43″N 09°01′26″E / 48.21194°N 9.02389°E / 48.21194; 9.02389
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Zollernalbkreis
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Gneveckow (CDU)
Area
 • Total 134.41 km2 (51.90 sq mi)
Elevation 731 m (2,398 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 43,980
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72421–72461
Dialling codes 07431, 07432, 07435
Vehicle registration BL
Website www.albstadt.de

Albstadt (German pronunciation: [ˈalpʃtat] ( )) is a city in the district of Zollernalbkreis in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located on the Swabian Alb mountains, about halfway between Stuttgart and Lake Constance. Albstadt is the largest city in the district.

To Albstadt belongs also the Raichberg hill, on which there is the Raichberg Transmitter and observation tower.

Albstadt consists of the following urban districts, which had been independent towns and merged to form Albstadt in 1975:

Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Coat of Arms
District Ebingen Tailfingen (Albstadt) Onstmettingen Truchtelfingen Pfeffingen (Albstadt) Lautlingen (Albstadt) Laufen (Albstadt) Margrethausen Burgfelden
Population (2006) 19.618 12.234 5.384 3.229 2.168 1.998 1.753 1.084 345
Population (2007) 19.339 12.091 5.314 3.223 2.131 1.987 1.753 1.087 338
Population (2008) 19.265 12.072 5.260 3.189 2.147 1.988 1.777 1.069 346
Population (2009) 19.196 11.895 5.194 3.210 2.074 1.942 1.764 1.046 382
Population (2010)[2] 18.718 11.522 5.006 3.101 2.144 1.833 1.709 1.023 364
Population (2011) 18.584 11.500 4.957 3.108 2.048 1.821 1.699 1.025 361

External links[edit]

Media related to Albstadt at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Statistisches Bundesamt – Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (XLS-Datei; 4,0 MB) (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012"]. Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.albstadt.de/rathaus-politik/stadt/zahlen-daten-fakten/index.php (in German) Population numbers