Fellbach

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Fellbach
Coat of arms of Fellbach
Coat of arms
Fellbach   is located in Germany
Fellbach
Fellbach
Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 09°16′33″E / 48.80861°N 9.27583°E / 48.80861; 9.27583Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 09°16′33″E / 48.80861°N 9.27583°E / 48.80861; 9.27583
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Rems-Murr-Kreis
Subdivisions Kernstadt and 2 Stadtteile
Government
 • Lord Mayor Christoph Palm
Area
 • Total 27.70 km2 (10.70 sq mi)
Elevation 287 m (942 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 43,986
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 70701–70736
Dialling codes 0711
Vehicle registration WN
Website www.fellbach.de

Fellbach is a mid-sized town on the north-east Border of Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg. With a population of approximately 43,700 as of December 2003 it is the second largest town in the District Rems-Murr-Kreis. The area of the town is 27.7 km².

Fellbach was first mentioned as Velbach in 1121. It was called Vellebach in 1357 and the name Fehlbach was used in around 1800. On 14 October 1933 it was declared a city. After World War II it reached a population of more than 20000 in 1950 and it got the status as "Große Kreisstadt".

Fellbach has 3 main districts. Fellbach, Schmiden (since 1.1.1973) and Oeffingen (1.4.1974).

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Fellbach is twinned with:

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. 

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