Sulzbach an der Murr

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Sulzbach an der Murr
Lautereck Castle
Lautereck Castle
Coat of arms of Sulzbach an der Murr
Coat of arms
Sulzbach an der Murr   is located in Germany
Sulzbach an der Murr
Sulzbach an der Murr
Coordinates: 49°00′16″N 09°30′20″E / 49.00444°N 9.50556°E / 49.00444; 9.50556Coordinates: 49°00′16″N 09°30′20″E / 49.00444°N 9.50556°E / 49.00444; 9.50556
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Rems-Murr-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Zahn
Area
 • Total 40.11 km2 (15.49 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,083
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 71560
Dialling codes 07193
Vehicle registration WN
Website www.sulzbach-murr.de

Sulzbach an der Murr is a town in the district of Rems-Murr in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Geography[edit]

The resort town of Sulzbach an der Murr is in the Murr Valley at an elevation of 268 to 520 meters.

"Where the graceful, bright green Murr Valley is considerably widened by the confluence of the Lauter [tributary] approaching to the southwest and Fischbachtälchen coming directly from the North, lies in the proud poplar stands picturesque valley occupied the great urban-looking place...." begins the description of the town of Sulzbach an der Murr in the Oberamt description from 1871.

Sulzbach is located about 40 km northeast of Stuttgart in the middle of the Nature Park Swabian-Franconian Forest between the Löwenstein Mountains and the Murrhardter Forest.

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