Rheinstetten

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Rheinstetten
Coat of arms of Rheinstetten
Coat of arms
Rheinstetten   is located in Germany
Rheinstetten
Rheinstetten
Coordinates: 48°57′38″N 8°17′23″E / 48.96056°N 8.28972°E / 48.96056; 8.28972Coordinates: 48°57′38″N 8°17′23″E / 48.96056°N 8.28972°E / 48.96056; 8.28972
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Karlsruhe
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Sebastian Schrempp (CDU)
Area
 • Total 32.31 km2 (12.47 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,824
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76276–76287
Dialling codes 07242, 0721
Vehicle registration KA
Website www.rheinstetten.de

Rheinstetten is a town in the district of Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was formed in 1975 by the merger of the former municipalities Forchheim, Morsch and Neuburgweier.

Geography[edit]

The town is located in the Upper Rhine Plain, about 10 km southwest of Karlsruhe. The Black Forest is ten kilometres to the east. On the west border of the town flows the Rhine. The small river Federbach flows through the town. In the South the town borders on the municipality of Durmersheim.

Partner cities[edit]

Partner cities/twin towns of Rheinstetten are

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.