Mühlacker

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Mühlacker
Herz-Jesu-Kirche Mühlacker.jpg
Coat of arms of Mühlacker
Coat of arms
Mühlacker   is located in Germany
Mühlacker
Mühlacker
Coordinates: 48°57′0″N 8°50′22″E / 48.95000°N 8.83944°E / 48.95000; 8.83944Coordinates: 48°57′0″N 8°50′22″E / 48.95000°N 8.83944°E / 48.95000; 8.83944
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Enzkreis
Subdivisions 6
Government
 • Mayor Frank Schneider (FDP)
Area
 • Total 54.32 km2 (20.97 sq mi)
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 24,798
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 75401–75417
Dialling codes 07041
Vehicle registration PF
Website www.muehlacker.de

Mühlacker is a town in the eastern part of the Enz district in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Mühlacker station has direct rail connections with Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Heidelberg, Pforzheim and the Northern Black Forest.

Since 1930, Mühlacker has been transmitter site, at which between 1934 and 1945 the tallest tower ever built of wood stood (height: 190 metres).

A further landmark is the water tower.

Water tower

Mühlhausen an der Enz where Spree killer Ernst August Wagner killed 13 people in 1913 has been a part of the city since 1972.

The community of Ötisheim joined onto the city so as to act as a single municipality for certain tasks.

International relations[edit]

Mühlacker is twinned with:

Notable People[edit]

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. ^ "Homepage of the Town-twinning Committee of Mühlacker". Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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