Zuffenhausen

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Zuffenhausen
City district of Stuttgart
Coat of arms of Zuffenhausen
Coat of arms
Zuffenhausen  is located in Germany
Zuffenhausen
Zuffenhausen
Coordinates: 48°49′N 9°10′E / 48.817°N 9.167°E / 48.817; 9.167Coordinates: 48°49′N 9°10′E / 48.817°N 9.167°E / 48.817; 9.167
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Urban district
City Stuttgart
Population (2009/12/31)
 • Total 35,568
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 70435, 70437, 70439
Dialling codes 0711
Vehicle registration S

Zuffenhausen is an urban district (Stadtbezirk) in the northern suburbs of Stuttgart, the capital of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It consists mainly of the formerly independent city of Zuffenhausen. The Zuffenhausen district has an area of 1,200 hectares and 35,568 inhabitants (2009).

The oldest surviving mention of Zuffenhausen is by Pope Innocent III on 18 May 1204. Zuffenhausen was proclaimed a city in 1907. Its income was badly affected by the Great Depression and it agreed to being incorporated into Stuttgart on 1 April 1931.

Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen station is on the Franconia Railway and is served by lines S4, S5 and S6 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn. The headquarters of Porsche and the Porsche Museum are located in Zuffenhausen. Stuttgart Neuwirtshaus (Porscheplatz) station is nearby and is served by lines S6.

Zuffenhausen is also a kennel name used by UK Dobermann enthusiasts.

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