Althütte

Althütte is a municipality of the Rems-Murr district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Althütte
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Coat of arms of Althütte
Coat of arms
Location of Althütte within Rems-Murr-Kreis district
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Althütte is located in Germany
Althütte
Althütte
Althütte is located in Baden-Württemberg
Althütte
Althütte
Coordinates: 48°54′47″N 09°34′19″E / 48.91306°N 9.57194°E / 48.91306; 9.57194Coordinates: 48°54′47″N 09°34′19″E / 48.91306°N 9.57194°E / 48.91306; 9.57194
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictRems-Murr-Kreis
Area
 • Total18.15 km2 (7.01 sq mi)
Elevation
497 m (1,631 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,242
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
71566
Dialling codes07183
Vehicle registrationWN
Websitewww.althuette.de

HistoryEdit

The modern municipality of Althütte was formed by the merging of the villages of Althütte and Sechselberg in 1971.[2]

GeographyEdit

The municipality (Gemeinde) of Althütte is located in the Rems-Murr district, in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. Althütte is physically located in the Murrhardt Forest, a region of the larger Swabian-Franconian Forest. Elevation above sea level in the municipal area ranges from a high of 571 meters (1,873 ft) Normalnull (NN) to a low of 339 meters (1,112 ft) NN.[2]

Portions of the Federally protected Hörschbachschlucht and Strümpfelbach valley [de] nature reserves are located in Althütte's municipal area.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Althütte has two boroughs (Ortsteile), and 16 villages: Fautspach, Gallenhof, Glaitenhof, Hahnenhof, Hörschhof, Hörschhöfer Sägmühle, Kallenberg, Klösterle, Lutzenberg, Nonnenmühle, Rottmannsberger Sägmühle, Schlichenhöfle, Schlichenweiler, Schöllhütte, Voggenhof, and Waldenweiler. Althütte is in an mutually-beneficial municipal association [de] with the city of Backnang and the municipalities of Allmersbach im Tal, Aspach, Auenwald, Burgstetten, Kirchberg an der Murr, Oppenweiler, and Weissach im Tal.[2]

Coat of armsEdit

Althütte's municipal coat of arms displays two white glassblowing pipes crossed over a field of blue. The coat of arms refers to the name Althütte and to Althütte's history of glassworking. This coat of arms was created from a proposal by the Central State Archive Stuttgart [de] in 1924.[2]

TransportationEdit

Althütte is connected to Germany's network of roadways by its local Landesstraßen and Kreisstraßen. Local public transportation is provided by the Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Althütte". LEO-BW (in German). Baden-Württemberg. Retrieved 31 July 2020.

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