Beuren is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is a spa and resort. With the majority of its district (95.2%), Beuren is part of the Swabian Alb biosphere reserve.

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Coat of arms of Beuren
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Location of Beuren within Esslingen district
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Beuren is located in Germany
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Beuren is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°34′9″N 9°24′10″E / 48.56917°N 9.40278°E / 48.56917; 9.40278Coordinates: 48°34′9″N 9°24′10″E / 48.56917°N 9.40278°E / 48.56917; 9.40278
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictEsslingen
Subdivisions2
Government
 • MayorDaniel Gluiber
Area
 • Total11.69 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Elevation
435 m (1,427 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,655
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
72660
Dialling codes07025, 07022 (Sonnenhof)
Vehicle registrationES
Websitewww.beuren.de

GeographyEdit

Beuren is located 28 km southeast of Stuttgart and 16 km southwest of Reutlingen.

PoliticsEdit

Mayors since 1853Edit

  • 1853–1879: Nicolaus Klaß
  • 1879–1888: Jacob Klaß
  • 1888–1890: Philipp Friedrich Nestel
  • 1890–1927: Wilhelm Eugen Schraft
  • 1927–1934: Karl Friedrich Schminke
  • 1934: Wilhelm König
  • 1934–1945: Wilhelm Spanagel
  • 1945–1946: August Reuß
  • 1946–1948: Helmut Link
  • 1948–1983: Willi Gras
  • 1983–2015: Erich Hartmann
  • since 2016: Daniel Gluiber

Municipal councilEdit

The result of the local government elections on May 25, 2014:

CDU 46,2% +2,1 6 seats ±0
Freie Wähler 53,8% +15,7 8 seats +2

Notable peopleEdit

  • August Pfänder (1891–1971), mayor in Neuffen and Nürtingen
  • Gottlob Espenlaub (1900–1972), born in Balzholz, German pilot and plane-constructor
  • Karl Albert Pfänder (1906–1990), wooden sculptor and wood turner, designer for wood products
  • Wolfgang Ischinger (born 1946), German jurist, former diplomat, leader of Munich Security Conference since 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.