Enchanting castles, picturesque cities, deep forests and a strong economy: Baden-Württemberg combines quite a number of assets Germany is famous for. Baden-Württemberg is the third largest federated state both by area and population. It is located in the south-west of Germany and borders France.
Baden-Württemberg is both a popular holiday destination and renowned for its industries like car manufacturing and electrical and mechanical engineering. The largest city is the state capital Stuttgart with its urban atmosphere, followed by Mannheim and Karlsruhe. Other major cities include the traditional university towns of Heidelberg and Tübingen as well as Germany’s sunniest city Freiburg im Breisgau. Visitors can explore the heights of the nearby Black Forest from here. Moreover, there is Ulm with its medieval architecture. Baden-Württemberg also boasts rich old Free Imperial Cities such as Biberach, Esslingen am Neckar, Heilbronn and Ravensburg,
The large federated state Baden-Württemberg covers 35,751 km² and has a population of 11 million.
- 11.103.043 inhabitants
- 35.751 km²
- 47 student cities
- 116 universities
- 3.877 degree programms