Schlat

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Schlat
Coat of arms of Schlat
Coat of arms
Schlat   is located in Germany
Schlat
Schlat
Coordinates: 48°39′9″N 9°42′28″E / 48.65250°N 9.70778°E / 48.65250; 9.70778Coordinates: 48°39′9″N 9°42′28″E / 48.65250°N 9.70778°E / 48.65250; 9.70778
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Göppingen
Government
 • Mayor Gudrun Flogaus
Area
 • Total 9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Elevation 412 m (1,352 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,682
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73114
Dialling codes 07161
Vehicle registration GP
Website www.schlat.de

Schlat is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Schlat in Göppingen district

History[edit]

Several grave mounds around suggest a first settlement during the Iron Age. Schlat was mentioned for the first time in 1139.

Buildings[edit]

The Andreaskirche was built in 1472 at the highest point of Schlat; it is dedicated to Andrew the Apostle. The church was renovated in 1999. A special feature of the church is the sharing between the Catholic and the Protestant parish.

Town hall in Schlat district Göppingen Baden-Württemberg
Schlat Göppingen district center

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

John Mühlhäuser (1834-1914), viticulture specialist, Member of Landtag 1870-1876

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