Baden Wurttemberg borders on Switzerland to the south, on France to the west, and on the German states of Rhineland-Pfalz (northwest), Hessen (north) and Bayern (east). Its principal cities include Stuttgart, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Ludwigsburg, Ulm, Tubingen, Pforzheim and Reutlingen.
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One of the famous old German university towns, Freiburg was incorporated in the early 12th century and developed into a major commercial, intellectual, and ecclesiastical centre of the upper Rhine region. The city is known for its ancient university and its medieval cathedral, as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices ...
Heidelberg was the center of the epoch of Romantik (Romanticism) in Germany. There was a famous circle of poets such as Joseph von Eichendorff, Joseph von Görres, Arnim, and Clemens Brentano. A famous relic of Romanticism is the Philosophers' Walk (Philosophenweg), a scenic walking path ...
The oldest traces of humans in and around Heilbronn date back to the Old Stone Age (30,000 BC). The fertile Neckar floodplains aided early settlement by farmers and ranchers. The city limits of present-day Heilbronn contain many sites of Bronze Age finds. Later on, but still before AD, the Celts already mined here for salt from brine. Heilbronn is known for its wine industry ...
Karlsruhe was founded in 1715 as Karlsruhe Palace, when Germany was a series of city states. The town surrounding the Palace became the seat of two of the highest courts in Germany. It has been speculated that Karlsruhe was a model city for Washington D.C., due to similarities to the US capital city. Both cities have a center from which the streets lead away like sunrays ...
The middle of Neckarland, where Ludwigsburg lies, was settled in the stone and bronze ages. Numerous archaeological sites from the Hallstatt period remain in the city and surrounding area. Toward the end of the 1st century, the area was occupied by the Romans. They pushed the Limes further to the east around 150 and controlled the region until 260 ...
Mannheim is first mentioned in connection with a legal transaction in the year 766, in the Codex Laureshamensis from Lorsch Abbey. Mannheim remained a mere village until Frederick IV, Elector Palatine started building the fortress of Friedrichsburg and the adjacent city center (die Stadt) in 1606 - with its grid of streets and avenues ...
Stuttgart, cradle of the automobile, is also known for its strong cultural heritage, in particular its State Theatre (Staatstheater) and State Gallery (Staatsgallerie). The Staatstheater is home to the State opera and three smaller theatres and it regularly stages opera, ballet and theatre productions as well as concerts ...
Ulm is a city in the German Bundesland of Baden-Wurttemberg, situated on the river Danube. Ulm, founded around 850, is rich in history and traditions as a former Free Imperial City. Internationally, Ulm is primarily known for its Ulm Munster and as the birthplace of Albert Einstein ...
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