Esslingen am Neckar

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Esslingen am Neckar is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, seat of the District of Esslingen as well as the largest city in the district.wikipedia
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Esslingen (district)

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Esslingen am Neckar is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, seat of the District of Esslingen as well as the largest city in the district.
The district dates back to the Oberamt Esslingen, which was created when the previously free imperial city of Esslingen am Neckar became part of Württemberg in 1803.

Neckar

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It is located on the Neckar River, about 14 km southeast of Stuttgart city center.
Rising in the Black Forest near Villingen-Schwenningen in the Schwenninger Moos conservation area at a height of 706 m above sea level, it passes through Rottweil, Rottenburg am Neckar, Kilchberg, Tübingen, Wernau, Nürtingen, Plochingen, Esslingen, Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Marbach, Heilbronn and Heidelberg, before discharging into the Rhine at Mannheim, at 95 m above sea level.

Stuttgart

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It is located on the Neckar River, about 14 km southeast of Stuttgart city center. The Stuttgart S-Bahn line S1 which operates between Kirchheim-unter-Teck and Herrenberg via Stuttgart centre, serves the stations of Mettingen, Esslingen (Neckar), Oberesslingen and Esslingen (Zell).
After initially defeating his regional rivals, Henry VII, newly elected as Emperor, decided to take action against Eberhard I in 1311 during his war with the Free imperial city of Esslingen by ordering his Vogt, Konrad IV von Weinberg, to declare war on Eberhard I. Eberhard I, defeated on the battlefield, lost Stuttgart and his castle (razed in 1311) to Esslingen and the city was thus managed by the city state from 1312 to 1315.

List of cities in Baden-Württemberg by population

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Within Baden-Württemberg it is the 11th largest city.

Stuttgart Region

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Esslingen am Neckar is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, seat of the District of Esslingen as well as the largest city in the district.

Esslingen (Neckar) station

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On 20 November 1845 the first train ran from Cannstatt to Esslingen station. Esslingen (Neckar) station is on the Fils Valley Railway and is served by line S 1 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn and regional services.
Esslingen (Neckar) station is the most important station in the town of Esslingen am Neckar in the German state of Baden-Württemberg and is located 13.2 km from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof on the Fils Valley Railway.

Duchy of Württemberg

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Esslingen lost its independence as an Imperial city during the Napoleonic era in 1802-1803, becoming part of the Duchy of Württemberg.
The largest town in the Duchy was Stuttgart (9,000), followed by Heilbronn, Schwäbisch Hall, Esslingen, and Reutlingen (5,000+), then Tübingen, Schorndorf, and Kirchheim-Teck (2,000-5,000), and over 670 villages that contained the rest of the population.

Baden-Württemberg

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Esslingen am Neckar is a city in the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, seat of the District of Esslingen as well as the largest city in the district. Stuttgart Airport, the largest airport in Baden-Württemberg, is located in the Esslingen District, roughly ten kilometers south of the town, on the border with the town of Leinfelden-Echterdingen.
Baden-Württemberg also boasts rich old Free Imperial Cities such as Biberach, Esslingen am Neckar, Heilbronn, Ravensburg, Reutlingen, and Schwäbisch Hall, as well as the southernmost and sunniest city of Germany, Freiburg, close to Alsace and Switzerland, being an ideal base for exploring the heights of the nearby Black Forest (e.g., for skiing in winter or for hiking in summer) with its traditional villages and the surrounding wine country of the Rhine Valley of South Baden.

Market town

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Around 800 Esslingen became a market town, its market rights being certified in 866.
Around 800, Charlemagne granted the title of a market town to Esslingen am Neckar.

Bad Cannstatt

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On 20 November 1845 the first train ran from Cannstatt to Esslingen station. The nearest major Roman settlements and garrisons were at Cannstatt and Köngen.
In the 13th or 14th century, Louis the Bavarian expanded its rights and privileges to equality with Esslingen.

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

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The city is home to the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Esslingen).
Esslingen University of Applied Sciences or Hochschule Esslingen (created through the merger, in 2006, of the Hochschule für Technik (FHTE) and Hochschule für Sozialwesen (HfS)) is a University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany.

German mediatisation

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Esslingen lost its independence as an Imperial city during the Napoleonic era in 1802-1803, becoming part of the Duchy of Württemberg.

Trolleybuses in Esslingen am Neckar

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Esslingen, along with Solingen and Eberswalde, is one of the last three German towns which still use trolleybuses.
The Esslingen am Neckar trolleybus system serves the city of Esslingen am Neckar, in the Land of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

German Timber-Frame Road

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The German Timber-Frame Road passes through the city.

Kirchheim unter Teck

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The Stuttgart S-Bahn line S1 which operates between Kirchheim-unter-Teck and Herrenberg via Stuttgart centre, serves the stations of Mettingen, Esslingen (Neckar), Oberesslingen and Esslingen (Zell).
Line S1 runs Herrenberg - Böblingen - Stuttgart - Esslingen am Neckar - Plochingen - Wendlingen am Neckar - Kirchheim Teck-Ötlingen - Kirchheim unter Teck .

Isabelle Faust

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Isabelle Faust (born 1972 in Esslingen, Germany) is a violinist who has won multiple awards.

Stuttgart Airport

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Stuttgart Airport, the largest airport in Baden-Württemberg, is located in the Esslingen District, roughly ten kilometers south of the town, on the border with the town of Leinfelden-Echterdingen.
From the regional cities of Esslingen am Neckar, Reutlingen, Tübingen and Kirchheim exists a connection by coach.

Karl Deffner

Karl Ludwig Deffner (8 February 1817 in Esslingen am Neckar – 11 June 1877 in Esslingen am Neckar) was a German manufacturer, politician and geologist.

Wolfgang Fritz Haug

Wolfgang Fritz Haug (born March 23, 1936 in Esslingen am Neckar, Württemberg) was from 1979 till his retirement in 2001 professor of philosophy at the Free University Berlin, where he had also studied romance languages and religious studies and taken his PhD (in 1966 on the topic of "Jean-Paul Sartre and the construction of absurdity").

Ferdinand von Hochstetter

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He was born at Esslingen, Württemberg, the son of Christian Ferdinand Friedrich Hochstetter (1787-1860), a clergyman and professor at Bonn, who was also a botanist and mineralogist.

Thommie Bayer

Bayer was born in Esslingen am Neckar, near Stuttgart (where he attended school).

Fils Valley Railway

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Esslingen (Neckar) station is on the Fils Valley Railway and is served by line S 1 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn and regional services.
Beginning in Esslingen am Neckar, the line, running alongside the Neckar, climbs gently but steadily until arriving in Plochingen; by the time it reaches Süßen (384 metres above sea level) it has climbed 120 metres.

Johann Eberhard Ihle

Johann Eberhard Ihle (5 June 1727, in Esslingen – 17 January 1814, in Nuremberg) was a German painter.

Otto Merz

Otto Merz was born on 12 June 1889 in Esslingen am Neckar to Karl Gottlob Merz, a locksmith, and Christine Margarete Merz née Blessing.

Norrköping Municipality

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