Filderstadt

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Filderstadt
Coat of arms of Filderstadt
Coat of arms
Filderstadt   is located in Germany
Filderstadt
Filderstadt
Coordinates: 48°40′49″N 9°13′6″E / 48.68028°N 9.21833°E / 48.68028; 9.21833Coordinates: 48°40′49″N 9°13′6″E / 48.68028°N 9.21833°E / 48.68028; 9.21833
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
Government
 • Mayor Gabriele Dönig-Poppensieker (SPD)
Area
 • Total 38.54 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 44,375
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 70794
Dialling codes 0711 and 07158
Vehicle registration ES
Website www.filderstadt.de

Filderstadt is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located approximately 13 km south of Stuttgart.

Filderstadt is located next to the Stuttgart Airport and the new Trade Fair. Line S2 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn terminates at Filderstadt station.

Filderstadt was created as a town in 1975 from five smaller villages called Bernhausen, Bonlanden, Plattenhardt, Sielmingen and Harthausen.

From 1978-2005, it played host to the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, a WTA Tier II event.

Her Royal Highness Princess Claire of Luxembourg was born here on March 21, 1985.

Economy[edit]

Contact Air once had its headquarters in Filderstadt.[2]

Partnership towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Impressum." Contact Air. 17 July 2012. Retrieved on 7 January 2015. "Contact Air Flugdienst GmbH + Co. Gottlieb-Manz-Straße 2 70794 Filderstadt"