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Coat of arms of Bempflingen
Coat of arms
Bempflingen   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°34′19″N 9°16′11″E / 48.57194°N 9.26972°E / 48.57194; 9.26972Coordinates: 48°34′19″N 9°16′11″E / 48.57194°N 9.26972°E / 48.57194; 9.26972
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
 • Mayor Bernd Welser
 • Total 6.27 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,474
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72658
Dialling codes 07123
Vehicle registration ES

Bempflingen is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.


Neighboring communities[edit]

Bempflingen is bordered by Neckartenzlingen on the northwest, Altdorf on the north, Großbettlingen on the northeast, all of which are in the Esslingen County. On the south are Grafenberg and Riederich in Reutlingen County.


The first documented mention of Bempflingen was in 1090. From the early 14th century the settlement belonged to the Kaib family. Later the village passed through sale and inheritance to the Baron of Baustetten and the Baron of Mansberg. The Von Baustettens' part was acquired by Württemberg in 1448, and then the Von Mansbergs' part of the village in 1465. After the municipal reforms in the 19th century Bempfligen became part of Urach Township, and then part of the Nürtingen District after the township system was abolished. During the reordering of the districts in 1973 Bempflingen became part of the Esslingen district.


The village of Kleinbettlingen was united with Bempfligen on January 1, 1972. The first documented mention of this village was in 1313 as "Clainbaettelingen."


Bempflingen has practiced Protestantism since the Reformation. There is also a small Roman Catholic parish in the village.


The population of the municipality was 3,403 in 2008.


  • 1875–1909: Christian Seybold
  • 1909–1927: Gottlob Doster
  • 1927–1946: Otto Helber
  • 1946: Gotthilf Hahn (Amtsverweser)
  • 1946: Friedrich Frank (Amtsverweser)
  • 1946–1966: Erwin Albrecht Reich
  • 1966–1994: Helmut Kölle
  • 1994–2010: Berndt Heidrich
  • seit Februar 2010: Bernd Welser

On the elections from November 8, 2009, Bernd Welser was elected with 87,72 % of the vote.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]


Bempflingen is connected through the Neckar-Alb-Bahn Plochingen-Tübingen to the national rail network. Coming from Nürtingen, Bempflingen is the last stop, for which the tariff of VVS applies.


In Bempflingen there are the primary school. The School enrollment is possible in Neckartenzlingen, Metzingen or Nürtingen. There are also in Bempflingen three kindergartens.