Göppingen (destrict)

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Göppingen
Destrict

Coat of arms
Kintra  Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Adm. region Stuttgart
Caipital Göppingen
Area
 • Total 642.35 km2 (248.01 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2011)[1]
 • Total 252,002
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration GP
Website http://www.landkreis-goeppingen.de

Göppingen is a Kreis (destrict) in the middle o Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighborin destricts are Rems-Murr, Ostalbkreis, Heidenheim, Alb-Donau, Reutlingen an Esslingen.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict wis creatit in 1938 bi mergin the twa Oberämter Geislingen an Göppingen. Durin the communal reform o 1973 the destrict wis no chyngit hintle, anerlie a few municipalities frae the destricts Schwäbisch Gmünd an Ulm wur addit.

The destrict is sometimes cried Stauferkreis, acause the Staufen family haed their ruits in this aurie. Housomeivver when that family haed nae heir onymair the land became pairt o Württemberg in the 14t century.

Pairtnerships[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1990 a pairtnership wi the destrict Löbau (nou merged intae Löbau-Zittau) in the Free State o Saxony wis stairtit, tae help tae build the admeenistration accordin tae wastren German staundarts. The municipality Boll awready haed a pairtnership wi Herrnhut in Löbau afore. Efter the destricts stairtit their pairtnership, several ither municipalities o the twa destricts stairtit pairtnership as well.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is locatit in the northren fuithills o the Swabie Jura (Schwäbische Alb). It is crossed bi the Fils, a tributary o the Neckar.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lion is the seembol o the Staufen family, which haed its ruits in the destrict. The deer antler abuin is the seembol o Württemberg an seembolizes the chynge o awnership efter the Staufer family dee'd oot.

Ceeties an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceeties Admeenistrative districts Municipalities
  1. Donzdorf
  2. Ebersbach an der Fils
  3. Eislingen
  4. Geislingen an der Steige
  5. Göppingen
  6. Lauterstein
  7. Süßen
  8. Uhingen
  9. Wiesensteig
  1. Deggingen
  2. Ebersbach
  3. Eislingen-Ottenbach-Salach
  4. Geislingen
  5. Göppingen
  6. Mittleres Fils-Lautertal
  7. Oberes Filstal
  8. Östlicher Schurwald
  9. Raum Bad Boll
  10. Uhingen
  11. Voralb
  1. Adelberg
  2. Aichelberg
  3. Albershausen
  4. Bad Ditzenbach
  5. Bad Überkingen
  6. Birenbach
  7. Böhmenkirch
  8. Börtlingen
  9. Boll
  10. Deggingen
  11. Drackenstein
  12. Dürnau
  13. Eschenbach, Göppingen
  14. Gammelshausen
  15. Gingen an der Fils
  16. Gruibingen
  1. Hattenhofen
  2. Heiningen
  3. Hohenstadt
  4. Kuchen
  5. Mühlhausen im Täle
  6. Ottenbach
  7. Rechberghausen
  8. Salach
  9. Schlat
  10. Schlierbach, Göppingen
  11. Wäschenbeuren
  12. Wangen, Göppingen
  13. Zell unter Aichelberg

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 48°42′N 9°39′E / 48.7°N 9.65°E / 48.7; 9.65