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Reutlingen (district)

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Reutlingen
Statistics
State:Baden-Württemberg
Capital:Reutlingen
Adm. Region:Tübingen
Area:1,094.11 km²
Inhabitants:279,595 (2002)
pop. density:256 inh./km²
Car identification:RT
Homepage:http://www.kreis-reutlingen.de
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Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the district Reutlingen

Reutlingen is a district (Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Esslingen, Alb-Donau, Ostalbkreis, Biberach, Sigmaringen, Zollernalbkreis and Tübingen.

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History

The district dates back to the Oberamt Reutlingen, which was created in 1803 when the previously free imperial city Reutlingen became part of Württemberg. In 1934 it was converted into the district, in 1938 the district Urach was dissolved and split between the districts Reutlingen and Münsingen. In 1973 the district Münsingen was dissolved, and most part was merged into the district Reutlingen. A few municipalities from the districts Tübingen, Saulgau, Sigmaringen and Nürtingen were also added.


Geography

The district is located in the Swabian Alb (Schwäbische Alb). To the south it nearly reaches until the river Danube.

Partnerships

The district had a friendship with the Czech district Chrudim. In 2002 the czech districts were reformed and the region Pardubice became the successor of the district Chrudim.

The district also has a friendship with the Italian Provincia di Parma, as well as the district Sächsische Schweiz in Saxony.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms is the coat of arms of the Counts of Achalm, who ruled the largest part of the district until the 11th century. Even though these Counts never used arms by themselves, the Zwiefalten Abbey appointed them these arms.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Municipalities
  1. Bad Urach
  2. Hayingen
  3. Metzingen
  4. Münsingen
  5. Pfullingen
  6. Reutlingen
  7. Trochtelfingen
  1. Engstingen
  2. Metzingen
  3. Münsingen
  4. Pliezhausen
  5. Bad Urach
  6. Zwiefalten-Hayingen
  1. Dettingen (Erms)
  2. Engstingen
  3. Eningen (Achalm)
  4. Gomadingen
  5. Grabenstetten
  6. Grafenberg
  7. Hohenstein
  8. Hülben
  9. Lichtenstein

  1. Mehrstetten
  2. Pfronstetten
  3. Pliezhausen
  4. Riederich
  5. Römerstein
  6. Sonnenbühl
  7. St. Johann
  8. Walddorfhäslach
  9. Wannweil
  10. Zwiefalten

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