Mutterstadt

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Mutterstadt
Mutterstadt Wasserturm1.jpg
Coat of arms of Mutterstadt
Coat of arms
Mutterstadt is located in Germany
Mutterstadt
Mutterstadt
Coordinates: 49°26′N 8°21′E / 49.433°N 8.350°E / 49.433; 8.350Coordinates: 49°26′N 8°21′E / 49.433°N 8.350°E / 49.433; 8.350
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Dieter Schneider (SPD)
Area
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,454
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67112
Dialling codes 06234
Vehicle registration RP
Website www.mutterstadt.de

Mutterstadt is a municipality in the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Though classified as rural the municipality does contain urbanized areas.

It is situated approx. 7 km southwest of the city center of Ludwigshafen.

History[edit]

Mutterstadt was first mentioned in the Lorsch codex in the year 767 as mutherstather marca. The name Mutterstadt is derived from the medieval personal name Muothari (or Muther) and not from the German word Mutter.

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