Rutesheim

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Rutesheim
Coat of arms of Rutesheim
Coat of arms
Rutesheim   is located in Germany
Rutesheim
Rutesheim
Coordinates: 48°48′35″N 8°56′42″E / 48.80972°N 8.94500°E / 48.80972; 8.94500Coordinates: 48°48′35″N 8°56′42″E / 48.80972°N 8.94500°E / 48.80972; 8.94500
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
District Böblingen
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Hofmann
Area
 • Total 16.24 km2 (6.27 sq mi)
Elevation 447 m (1,467 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,624
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71277
Dialling codes 07152
Vehicle registration BB
Website www.rutesheim.de

Rutesheim is a German town located in Baden-Württemberg in the district of Böblingen.

Location[edit]

Rutesheim is situated directly to the Highway 8 (Bundesautobahn 8), 5 kilometres (3 miles) from the town Leonberg, 18 km (11 mi) from the town Stuttgart and just 22 km (14 mi) from Airport Stuttgart and from the new exhibition center, 7 km (4 mi) way west from the town Heimsheim

History[edit]

Rutesheim was first mentioned in the year 767 in a deed from the convent of Lorsch.

The council of Ministers decided on 22. January 2008, to award Rutesheim on 1. July 2008 the designation town. Prime minister Oettinger assigned on 26. June 2008 the deed of the town in a ceremonial act.

Population development[edit]

The sources are census results (¹) or the data of the statistical office Baden-Württemberg.[2]

Year Inhabitants
1. December 1871 ¹ 1.654
1. December 1880 ¹ 1.754
1. December 1890 ¹ 1.787
1. December 1900 ¹ 1.799
1. December 1910 ¹ 1.990
16. June 1925 ¹ 2.220
16. June 1933 ¹ 2.375
17. May 1939 ¹ 2.515
13. September 1950 ¹ 3.368
Year Inhabitants
6. June 1961 ¹ 5.273
27. May 1970 ¹ 7.719
31. December 1980 8.291
27. May 1987 ¹ 8.511
31. December 1990 9.025
31. December 1995 9.515
31. December 2000 9.970
31. December 2005 10.145
31. December 2010 10.249
31. December 2015 10.624

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Since 2002 Dieter Hofmann is the mayor of the city. On January 2010 he was reelected for the next eight years with 98,2% of the votes.

City Council[edit]

The current legislative period lasts until 2014. Distribution of seats after the election of June 2009:[3]

Unabhängige Bürger Rutesheim (UBR) 5 seats
Bürgerliche Wählervereinigung Rutesheim (BWV) 5 seats
Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) 4 seats
Grün-Alternative Bürgerliste (GABL) 3 seats
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD) 2 seats

Partnerships[edit]

Religions[edit]

There are three Evangelic, one Evangelic-Methodistic and one Roman Catholic as well as two New-Apostolic churches in Rutesheim.

Sports[edit]

The most well-known sports club from Rutesheim is SKV Rutesheim. Its 1st football team is playing in the seven-rated Landesliga Württemberg.

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