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City of Karlsruhe
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City of Karlsruhe is located in Germany
City of Karlsruhe
City of Karlsruhe
Coordinates: 49°00′33″N 8°24′14″E / 49.00920970°N 8.40395140°E / 49.00920970; 8.40395140Coordinates: 49°00′33″N 8°24′14″E / 49.00920970°N 8.40395140°E / 49.00920970; 8.40395140
Kintra Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
Destrict Urban destrict
Foondit 1715
Subdivisions 27 quarters
 • Laird Mayor Frank Mentrup (SPD)
 • Total 173.46 km2 (66.97 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2011-12-31)[1]
 • Total 297,488
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76131–76229
Diallin codes 0721
Vehicle registration KA
Website www.karlsruhe.de

Karlsruhe (German pronunciation: [ˈkaʁlsˌʁuːə]; umwhile Carlsruhe) is the seicont-lairgest ceety in the state o Baden-Württemberg, in soothwast Germany, near the Franco-German border. It haes a population o 296,033. Karlsruhe Palace wis built in 1715 an the ceety is nou the seat o twa o the heichest courts in Germany, the Federal Constitutional Court an the Federal Court o Juistice.[2][3]

It haes been speculatit that Karlsruhe wis a model for Washington, D.C. as baith ceeties hae a centre frae which the streets radiate ootwaird.[4]

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fitbaa (Soccer) Karlsruher SC (KSC), 2. Bundesliga (seicont diveesion)

Basketball BG Karlsruhe, Basketball-Pro-Liga A (seicont diveesion)

Tennis TC Rueppurr (TCR), [Tennis-Bundesliga] (weemen's first diveesion)

Basebaw an Softbaw Karlsruhe Cougars, Regional League South-East (men's basebaw), 1st Bundesliga South (weemen's softbaw I) an State League South (weemen's softbaw II)

American Fitbaa Badener Greifs, currently competin in the Regional League Central but umwhile a member of the GFL's 1st Bundesliga, lost tae the Berlin Adler in the 1987 German Bowl (see an aw: German Football League)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevölkerung und Erwerbstätigkeit". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 9 October 2012. 
  2. History of the German Reichsgericht http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichsgericht
  3. Karlsruhe considers itself the Residence of the Law http://ka.stadtwiki.net/Residenz_des_Rechts
  4. V. C. Ihle, Karlsruhe und die USA (and the United States), p. 15.

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