Wolfartsweier

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Katzenkindergarten

Wolfartsweier (population approx. 3,500) is a village near Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was first mentioned in 1261 AD under the name of "Wolvoldeswilere". The local church was first mentioned in 1329. A small creek, called Wettersbach, runs through the village, but in an underground canal for most of its way. Wolfartsweier has a town hall, a Protestant and a catholic church and community centres, and a public outdoor swimming pool.

In 2002, a new creche, the "Katzenkindergarten", was built in the shape of a lying cat. (Architect Ayla Yöndel / Idea and concept Tomi Ungerer)

Wolfartsweier lost its independence in 1973 when it became part of Karlsruhe.

Coordinates: 48°58′N 8°27′E / 48.967°N 8.450°E / 48.967; 8.450