Gerlingen

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Gerlingen
Coat of arms of Gerlingen
Coat of arms
Gerlingen   is located in Germany
Gerlingen
Gerlingen
Coordinates: 48°48′0″N 9°3′55″E / 48.80000°N 9.06528°E / 48.80000; 9.06528Coordinates: 48°48′0″N 9°3′55″E / 48.80000°N 9.06528°E / 48.80000; 9.06528
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Government
 • Mayor Georg Brenner
Area
 • Total 17.54 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,450
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 70839
Dialling codes 07156
Vehicle registration LB
Website www.gerlingen.de

Gerlingen is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 9 km west of Stuttgart, and 15 km southwest of Ludwigsburg. Gerlingen is home to Bosch, a major engineering and electronics company.

Twin towns[edit]

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Johannes Rebmann (1820-1876), missionary, linguist and geographer, 1848 "Discoverer" of Kilimanjaro
  • Rainer Wieland (born 1957), lawyer and politician (CDU), Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Smudo (born 1968), birth name Michael Schmidt, singer of the band Die Fantastischen Vier
Half timbered house
Local museum Gerlingen
View of Gerlingen

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