Stuttgart

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Stuttgart (, also ; ; Swabian: Schduagert ; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.wikipedia
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Baden-Württemberg

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Stuttgart (, also ; ; Swabian: Schduagert ; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
The largest city in Baden-Württemberg is the state capital of Stuttgart, followed by Karlsruhe and Mannheim.

Daimler AG

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Several major companies are headquartered in Stuttgart, including Porsche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, and Dinkelacker.
Daimler AG (previously named Daimler-Benz and DaimlerChrysler) is a German multinational automotive corporation, headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg.

Swabian German

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Stuttgart (, also ; ; Swabian: Schduagert ; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
It is mainly spoken in Swabia which is located in central and southeastern Baden-Württemberg (including its capital Stuttgart and the Swabian Jura region) and the southwest of Bavaria (Bavarian Swabia).

Porsche

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Several major companies are headquartered in Stuttgart, including Porsche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, and Dinkelacker.
The headquarters for Porsche AG is in Stuttgart, and is owned by Volkswagen AG, which itself is majority owned by Porsche Automobil Holding SE.

Mercedes-Benz

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Several major companies are headquartered in Stuttgart, including Porsche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, and Dinkelacker.
The headquarters is in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg.

Stuttgart Metropolitan Region

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2.8 million people live in the city's administrative region and 5.3 million people in its metropolitan area, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Germany.
The Stuttgart Metropolitan Region is a metropolitan region in south-west Germany consisting of the cities and regions around Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Tübingen/Reutlingen.

Robert Bosch GmbH

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Several major companies are headquartered in Stuttgart, including Porsche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, and Dinkelacker.
Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and technology company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.

Stuttgart 21

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Under current plans to improve transport links to the international infrastructure (as part of the Stuttgart 21 project), the city unveiled a new logo and slogan in March 2008 describing itself as "Das neue Herz Europas" ("The new Heart of Europe").
Stuttgart 21 is a railway and urban development project in Stuttgart, Germany.

Bad Cannstatt

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The Roman Empire conquered the area in 83 AD and built a massive castrum near Bad Cannstatt, making it the most important regional centre for several centuries.
Bad Cannstatt, formerly just "Cannstatt" or "Kannstadt" (until 1900), is one of the outer stadtbezirke, or city districts, of Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

County of Württemberg

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The fortunes of Stuttgart turned with those of the House of Württemberg, and they made it the capital of their county, duchy, and kingdom from the 15th century to 1918.
Its capital was Stuttgart.

Duchy of Württemberg

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The fortunes of Stuttgart turned with those of the House of Württemberg, and they made it the capital of their county, duchy, and kingdom from the 15th century to 1918.
Much of the territory of the Duchy of Württemberg lies in the valley of the Neckar river, from Tübingen to Heilbronn, with its capital and largest city, Stuttgart, in the center.

Neckar

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Stuttgart is located on the Neckar river in a fertile valley known locally as the "Stuttgart Cauldron".
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.

House of Württemberg

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The fortunes of Stuttgart turned with those of the House of Württemberg, and they made it the capital of their county, duchy, and kingdom from the 15th century to 1918.
Around 1080 the ancestors of modern Württemberg, which was then called "Wirtemberg", settled in the Stuttgart area.

Pforzheim

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In addition to Backnang, Pforzheim, and Besigheim, Hermann would also found the Stuttgart we know today in c. 1220.
With an area of 97.8 km 2 (38 sq mi), it is situated between the cities of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe at the confluence of three rivers (Enz, Nagold and Würm).

Eberhard I, Count of Württemberg

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His son, Eberhard I "the Illustrious", would be the first to begin the many major expansions of Stuttgart under the House of Württemberg.
Eberhard I (13 March 1265, Stuttgart - 5 June 1325, Stuttgart) was Count of Württemberg from 1279 until his death.

Capital city

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Stuttgart (, also ; ; Swabian: Schduagert ; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
In the Federal Republic of Germany, each of its constituent states (or Länder - plural of Land) has its own capital city, such as Dresden, Wiesbaden, Mainz, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, and Munich, as do all of the republics of the Russian Federation.

Leonberg

In the 1457, the first Landtag of the Estates of Württemberg was established in Stuttgart and a similar institution was established in Leonberg.
Leonberg is a town in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg about 10 mi to the west of Stuttgart, the state capital.

Old Castle (Stuttgart)

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In 1089, Bruno of Calw built the precursor building to the Old Castle. The early 1320s were an important one for Stuttgart: Eberhard I moved the seat of the County to the city to a new and expanded castle, the collegiate church in Beutelsbach, where previous members of the Württemberg dynasty had been buried prior to its destruction in 1311, moved to its current location in Stuttgart in 1320, and the town's Stiftkirche was expanded into an abbey, and the control of the Martinskirche by the Bishopric of Constance was broken by Papal order in 1321.
The Old Castle (Altes Schloss) is a former castle located on the Schillerplatz in Stuttgart, Germany.

States of Germany

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Stuttgart (, also ; ; Swabian: Schduagert ; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Esslingen am Neckar

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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.
It is located on the Neckar River, about 14 km southeast of Stuttgart city center.

Dinkelacker

Several major companies are headquartered in Stuttgart, including Porsche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, and Dinkelacker.
Dinkelacker is a brand of German beer brewed in Stuttgart, Germany.

Württemberg Mausoleum

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The early 1320s were an important one for Stuttgart: Eberhard I moved the seat of the County to the city to a new and expanded castle, the collegiate church in Beutelsbach, where previous members of the Württemberg dynasty had been buried prior to its destruction in 1311, moved to its current location in Stuttgart in 1320, and the town's Stiftkirche was expanded into an abbey, and the control of the Martinskirche by the Bishopric of Constance was broken by Papal order in 1321.
The Württemberg Mausoleum (sepulchral chapel) is a memorial in the Rotenberg part of Untertürkheim in Stuttgart, Germany.

Reutlingen

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When the Emperor died in 1519, Ulrich struck, seizing the Free Imperial City of Reutlingen, prompting the League to intervene.
Reutlingen is located about 35 km south of the State capital of Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart.

Backnang

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In addition to Backnang, Pforzheim, and Besigheim, Hermann would also found the Stuttgart we know today in c. 1220.
Backnang (Swabian: Bagene) is a town in Germany in the Bundesland of Baden-Württemberg, roughly 30 km northeast of Stuttgart.

Nesenbach

In 950 AD, Duke Liudolf of Swabia, son of the current Holy Roman Emperor Otto I, decided to establish a stud farm for his cavalry during the Hungarian invasions of Europe on a widened area of the Nesenbach river valley 5 km south of the old Roman castrum.
The Nesenbach is a stream in Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, a tributary of the Neckar.