Weissach

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Weissach
Coat of arms of Weissach
Coat of arms
Weissach   is located in Germany
Weissach
Weissach
Coordinates: 48°50′53″N 8°55′13″E / 48.84806°N 8.92028°E / 48.84806; 8.92028Coordinates: 48°50′53″N 8°55′13″E / 48.84806°N 8.92028°E / 48.84806; 8.92028
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Böblingen
Subdivisions 2
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Töpfer
Area
 • Total 22.14 km2 (8.55 sq mi)
Elevation 375 m (1,230 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,437
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71287
Dialling codes 07044
Vehicle registration BB
Website www.weissach.de

Weissach is a municipality in the district of Böblingen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

The Weissach axle is named after the town, where the research centre of Porsche is located.

Erich Hartmann (born April 19, 1922, in Weissach, died September 20, 1993 in Weil im Schönbuch) was a Luftwaffe pilot in World War 2. With 352 confirmed kills, he was the most successful fighter pilot in the history of air combat.

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