Möglingen

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Möglingen
Pankratius Church
Pankratius Church
Coat of arms of Möglingen
Coat of arms
Location of Möglingen
Möglingen is located in Germany
Möglingen
Möglingen
Möglingen is located in Baden-Württemberg
Möglingen
Möglingen
Coordinates: 48°53′18″N 9°7′45″E / 48.88833°N 9.12917°E / 48.88833; 9.12917Coordinates: 48°53′18″N 9°7′45″E / 48.88833°N 9.12917°E / 48.88833; 9.12917
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictLudwigsburg
Government
 • MayorEberhard Weigele
Area
 • Total9.93 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Elevation
297 m (974 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,395
 • Density1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71696
Dialling codes07141
Vehicle registrationLB
Websitewww.moeglingen.de

Möglingen is a municipality in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 13 km northwest of Stuttgart, and 5 km west of Ludwigsburg. Möglingen has the headquarter of the "Württemberger Weingärtner-Zentralgenossenschaft" (Wuertembergian Vine Dresser Cooperative)

History[edit]

Möglingen was first mentioned in 1275 in a document of the Bishopric of Constance and mentioned in 1278 as "Meginingen" in a document of Count Ulrich of Asperg.[2]

In the 13th century Möglingen was mainly in the hands of the County Palatine of Tübingens., who sold their remaining stake in 1308 to the House of Württemberg.

Since the 14th century the village belonged to Württembergian Oberamt Gröningen, from 1718 alternately to 1807 resolved Oberamt Gröningen and Oberamt Ludwigsburg, that became in 1934 the Ludwigsburg (district).

During the Thirty Years' War, in particular 1634, the number of citizens decreased from 130 to 32, the number of houses fell from 111 to 22" “.[3] In the following wars of succession Möglingen was again severely damaged. 1693 French troops destroyed 35 houses, including the town hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ Siehe Württ. Urkundenbuch Band VIII, Nr. 2832, Seite 141–142 bei WUB online.
  3. ^ Siehe Oberamtsbeschreibung Ludwigsburg, 1858, S. 281, bei Wikisource.