Wendlingen

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Wendlingen
Coat of arms of Wendlingen
Coat of arms
Wendlingen   is located in Germany
Wendlingen
Wendlingen
Coordinates: 48°40′29″N 9°22′54″E / 48.67472°N 9.38167°E / 48.67472; 9.38167Coordinates: 48°40′29″N 9°22′54″E / 48.67472°N 9.38167°E / 48.67472; 9.38167
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
Government
 • Mayor Steffen Weigel
Area
 • Total 12.15 km2 (4.69 sq mi)
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,974
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73240
Dialling codes 07024
Vehicle registration ES
Website www.wendlingen.de

Wendlingen is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is situated on the Neckar and Lauter rivers, 27 km southeast of Stuttgart.

Mayors[edit]

  • 1940–1944: Andreas Bauer
  • 1944–1945: Emil Hartung
  • 1945–1945: Karl Strohmaier (commissarial)
  • 1945–1946: Rudolf Bisterfeld (commissarial)
  • 1946–1978: Helmut Kaiser
  • 1978–1992: Hans Köhler
  • 1992–2003: Andreas Hesky
  • 2003–2011: Frank Ziegler[2]

Local council[edit]

The local council in Wendlingen has 22 members. The mayor is the president of the local council and has one vote. Communal elections in Baden-Württemberg 2014 had the following official results.[3]

Political parties and community voters  %
2014
Sitze
2014
 %
2009
Sitze
2009
CDU Christian Democratic Union of Germany 34,75 8 29,0 6
Greens Alliance '90/The Greens 23,39 5 23,2 5
FW Free voters Baden-Württemberg 22,83 5 25,5 6
SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany 19,03 4 22,3 5
total 100,0 22 100,0 22
voter turnout 47,16% 49,3%

Notable people[edit]

  • Marianne Erdrich-Sommer (born 1952), German politician (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), former member of Landtag, Kreistagsabgeordnete, lives in Wendlingen
  • Matthias Landfried (born 1975), German national table-tennis trainer
  • Andrea Barth (born 1972), World champion, Europe champion, German champion in one wheel art cycling
  • Werner Utter (1921–2006), chef-pilot of Lufthansa
  • Erwin Behr (1857–1931),[4] entrepreneur for furniture, first producer of wall units
  • Robert Otto, manager of Heinrich Otto & Söhne company in Unterboihingen, first cotton spinning in Württemberg
  • Alfred Kleefeldt, (born 1933), German athlet, competing in 5000 meters

International relations[edit]

Wendlingen is twinned with:

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