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Rems-Murr

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Rems-Murr-Kreis
Statistics
State:Baden-Württemberg
Capital:Waiblingen
Adm. Region:Stuttgart
Area:858.03 km²
Inhabitants:417,470 (2004)
pop. density:486 inh./km²
Car identification:WN
Homepage:http://www.rems-murr-kreis.de
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Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the district Rems-Murr-Kreis

Rems-Murr is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Heilbronn, Schwäbisch Hall, Ostalbkreis, Göppingen, Esslingen, the district-free city Stuttgart and the district Ludwigsburg.

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History

The district was created in 1973, when the district Waiblingen was merged with most of the district Backnang and few municipalities from the district Schwäbisch Gmünd.

Geography

The biggest part of the district is located in the Swabian-Franconian mountains (Schwäbisch-Fränkischer Wald). The two rivers Rems and Murr gave the district its name.

Coat of arms

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Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows a deer antler in the middle, the symbol of the former state of Württemberg. The two wavy lines above and below symbolize the two rivers Rems and Murr, which also gave the district its name.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Municipalities
  1. Backnang
  2. Fellbach
  3. Murrhardt
  4. Schorndorf
  5. Waiblingen
  6. Weinstadt
  7. Welzheim
  8. Winnenden
  1. Backnang
  2. Plüderhausen-Urbach
  3. Schorndorf
  4. Sulzbach
  5. Welzheim
  6. Winnenden
  1. Alfdorf
  2. Allmersbach im Tal
  3. Althütte
  4. Aspach
  5. Auenwald
  6. Berglen
  7. Burgstetten
  8. Großerlach
  9. Kaisersbach
  10. Kernen (Remstal)
  11. Kirchberg (Murr)
  12. Korb

  1. Leutenbach
  2. Oppenweiler
  3. Plüderhausen
  4. Remshalden
  5. Rudersberg
  6. Schwaikheim
  7. Spiegelberg
  8. Sulzbach (Murr)
  9. Urbach
  10. Weissach im Tal
  11. Winterbach

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