Asperg

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Asperg
Coat of arms of Asperg
Coat of arms
Asperg   is located in Germany
Asperg
Asperg
Coordinates: 48°54′0″N 9°8′0″E / 48.90000°N 9.13333°E / 48.90000; 9.13333Coordinates: 48°54′0″N 9°8′0″E / 48.90000°N 9.13333°E / 48.90000; 9.13333
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Storer
Area
 • Total 5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,315
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71673–71679
Dialling codes 07141
Vehicle registration LB
Website www.asperg.de

Asperg (About this sound  ) is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 15 km north of Stuttgart, and 4 km west of Ludwigsburg. The Hohenasperg fortress is situated in Asperg.

Population development[edit]

Year Inhabitants
1608 83
1856 1.927
1871 2.039
1880 2.571
1900 2.609
1925 3.882
1933 4.138
1950 6.155
1961 8.851
Year Inhabitants
1963 10.026
1970 12.086
2006 12.991
2010 13.096
2013 13.107
2015 13.315

Mayors[edit]

  • 1919–1945: Hermann Käser
  • 1948–1954: Hermann Käser
  • 1954–1980: Walter Trefz
  • 1980–1993: Otto Sinz
  • 1993–today: Ulrich Storer

Personalities[edit]

  • Ralf Isau (born 1956), writer, lives in Asperg
  • Wolfgang Jeschke (born 1936), writer, received the German Science Fiction Prize, grew up in Asperg
  • David M. Schulze (born 1985), actor, voice actor and musician, grew up in Asperg
Asperg church Michael
Town hall
Asperg Restaurant Lamm

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