Stuttgart (region)

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This article is about the government region (Regierungsbezirk) of Stuttgart. For the Regionalverband of Stuttgart (regional association, a part of the Regierungsbezirk), see Stuttgart Region.
Stuttgart
Regierungsbezirk
Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the  Regierungsbezirk of Stuttgart
Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Stuttgart
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Region seat Stuttgart
Area
 • Total 10,155.76 km2 (3,921.16 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 3,947,568
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Website www.rp-stuttgart.de

Stuttgart is one of the four administrative districts (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the north-east of the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwestern part of Germany.It is sub-divided into the three regions: Heilbronn-Franken, Ostwürttemberg and Stuttgart.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Böblingen
  2. Esslingen
  3. Göppingen
  4. Heidenheim
  5. Heilbronn
  6. Hohenlohe
  7. Ludwigsburg
  8. Main-Tauber
  9. Ostalbkreis
  10. Rems-Murr
  11. Schwäbisch Hall
  1. Heilbronn
  2. Stuttgart

The districts of Böblingen, Esslingen, Ludwigsburg, Rems-Murr and Göppingen form with the city of Stuttgart the Verband Region Stuttgart with a directly elected regional assembly (Regionalversammlung).

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Coordinates: 49°00′N 9°40′E / 49.0°N 9.67°E / 49.0; 9.67