This article is about the municipality in Baden-Württemberg. For the village near Pfaffenhoven, Bavaria, see Affalterbach, Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm.

Affalterbach is a municipality in the Ludwigsburg district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, about 25 km northeast of Stuttgart. The village has around 4500 inhabitants and is known for the headquarter of Mercedes-AMG, the internal tuning division of Daimler AG. The ultra-high tech facility employs Mercedes-AMG's "One Man, One Engine" assembly method but with increasing digitization.[2] The AMG Engine Production Facility and AMG Performance Studio employs nearly 1,700 people in the development and design of AMG vehicles and engine manufacturing as well as administration and sales.[3]

Affalterbach
Coat of arms of Affalterbach
Coat of arms
Location of Affalterbach
Affalterbach is located in Germany
Affalterbach
Affalterbach
Affalterbach is located in Baden-Württemberg
Affalterbach
Affalterbach
Coordinates: 48°55′19″N 9°19′18″E / 48.92194°N 9.32167°E / 48.92194; 9.32167Coordinates: 48°55′19″N 9°19′18″E / 48.92194°N 9.32167°E / 48.92194; 9.32167
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictLudwigsburg
Government
 • MayorSteffen Döttinger
Area
 • Total10.15 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Elevation
317 m (1,040 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,518
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71563
Dialling codes07144
Vehicle registrationLB
Websitewww.affalterbach.de

Affalterbach is part of the Stuttgart Region and the Stuttgart Metropolitan Region.


Population developmentEdit

1525 1602 1703 1730 1802 1864 1939 1961 1970 1991 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2017
269 435 344 502 1033 1532 1034 1521 3061 4513 4524 4511 4625 4453 4451 4501


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Krok, Andrew. "Go inside the futuristic factory where Mercedes-AMG builds its 416-hp engine". Roadshow. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  3. ^ "Daimler Facts and Figures - Affalterbach". Daimler Facts and Figures. Retrieved 2019-07-24.