Neidlingen

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Neidlingen
Lindach River near Neidlingen
Lindach River near Neidlingen
Coat of arms of Neidlingen
Coat of arms
Neidlingen   is located in Germany
Neidlingen
Neidlingen
Coordinates: 48°34′45″N 9°33′54″E / 48.57917°N 9.56500°E / 48.57917; 9.56500Coordinates: 48°34′45″N 9°33′54″E / 48.57917°N 9.56500°E / 48.57917; 9.56500
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Daeschler
Area
 • Total 12.62 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,799
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73272
Dialling codes 07023
Vehicle registration ES
Website www.neidlingen.de

Neidlingen is a town in the district of Esslingen, in Baden-Württemberg, in southern Germany. It is overlooked by Reussenstein Castle.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Neidlingen lies in the central northern foothills of the Swabian Alps in the upper valley of the Lindach river, east of Randecker Maar (a former volcanic vent). The nearest town is Weilheim an der Teck. Neidlingen is part of the Swabian Alps Biosphere reserve. Nearby are four castles; Reußenstein, Erkenberg, Windeck, and Heimstein.

Neighbouring Communities[edit]

Weilheim an der Teck, Gruibingen, Wiesensteig, Lenningen, and Bissingen an der Teck are nearby.

History[edit]

The place name originates from the family name Nidilo. The settlement was founded around the year 400 by the Alemanni. In the year 797, Neidlingen was mentioned for the first time, in a document of the 'Lorscher Codex'.


This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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