Stuttgart Region

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This airticle is aboot the regionalverband (regional confederation) o Stuttgart. For the govrenment region (regierungsbezirk) o Stuttgart, see Stuttgart (region).
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Stuttgart Region (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a metropolitan aurie in Germany an consists o the ceety o Stuttgart an the surroondin districts o Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Böblingen, Rems-Murr-Kreis an Göppingen (each 10–20 km frae Stuttgart ceety centre). Aboot 2.7 million indwallers live in that aurie (3,700 km²). In fact, wi 708 fowk per square kilometre, the Stuttgart Region is ane o the maist densely populatit auries in Germany. Stuttgart Region is govrened bi a directly electit parliament.

Situatit at the hert o Baden-Württemberg an Europe, the Stuttgart Region is the hub o economic, scienteefic, an poleetical life in Soothwast Germany. The aurie currently haes Germany's heichest density o scienteefic, academic an research organisations, an tops the naitional league for patent applications. The Gross Domestic Product for Stuttgart Region wis recordit at aboot 35,000 per caipita an aboot 64,000 per employed person. The unemployment rate is anly 4.8 per cent. Stuttgart Region is ane o Europe's maist important an maist successfu economic centres. This is due nae anly tae the influence o leadin internaitional companies, sic as Daimler, Porsche, Robert Bosch, Celesio, Hewlett-Packard an IBM (aw o whom hae thair warld or German headquarters here), but an aa tae the influence o warld-renowned medium-sized enterprises sic as Behr, Dürr, Kärcher, Märklin, Stihl, Festo, TTS Tooltechnic Systems, GEZE an Trumpf. In tot, approximately 150,000 companies are locatit in the Stuttgart Region. 24 per cent o employees in the Stuttgart Region work in the heich-tech sector – a European record.

Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart[eedit | eedit soorce]

Stuttgart Region shouldna be confused wi the Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart.

The German state o Baden-Württemberg is sub-dividit intae fower districts:

Stuttgart Region is pairt o the "Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart" (Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, 4 million indwallers, 11,000 km²).

Stuttgart Metropolitan Aurie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Stuttgart Metropolitan Aurie (pop. 5.3 million), accordin tae the definition o the European Union, is neither identical wi the "inner" Stuttgart Region nor wi the Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart.

The Stuttgart Metropolitan Aurie consists i.a. o the follaein lairger ceeties (approx. 50 km frae Stuttgart Ceety Center):

  • Stuttgart Region, 2.7 million indwallers
  • Heilbronn, 120,000 indwallers, Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart
  • Schwäbisch Gmünd, 65,000 indwallers, Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart
  • Tübingen, 85,000 indwallers, Admeenistrative Destrict o Tübingen
  • Reutlingen, 115,000 indwallers, Admeenistrative Destrict o Tübingen
  • Pforzheim, 115,000 indwallers, Admeenistrative Destrict o Karlsruhe

an thair surroondin coonties.

Maps[eedit | eedit soorce]

<centre> Stuttgart Region Admeenistrative Destrict o Stuttgart
cairt o Baden-Württemberg
Left: Stuttgart Region - Richt: Stuttgart Admeenistrative Destrict

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