About this soundNußloch  is a municipality in the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis (Baden-Württemberg), about 10 km south of Heidelberg. It is on a much traveled tourist route: Bergstraße ("Mountain Road") and Bertha Benz Memorial Route. The hamlet Maisbach also belongs to Nußloch.

Nußloch
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Nußloch
Coat of arms
Location of Nußloch within Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district
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Nußloch is located in Germany
Nußloch
Nußloch
Nußloch is located in Baden-Württemberg
Nußloch
Nußloch
Coordinates: 49°19′25″N 08°41′38″E / 49.32361°N 8.69389°E / 49.32361; 8.69389Coordinates: 49°19′25″N 08°41′38″E / 49.32361°N 8.69389°E / 49.32361; 8.69389
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictRhein-Neckar-Kreis
Government
 • MayorKarl Rühl (CDU)
Area
 • Total13.59 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Elevation
146 m (479 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,325
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
69226
Dialling codes06224
Vehicle registrationHD
Websitewww.nussloch.de
Nußloch from across the Saugrund

HistoryEdit

Nußloch was first mentioned on December 31, 766 in a deed of gift to the Lorsch Abbey. A married couple of strong faith donated a vineyard to the monastery from their property in Nußloch. It has been under the control of the Palatinate at the latest since 1269. The hamlet Maisbach was annexed April 1, 1937. Literally translated, the German name Nußloch means "Nut Hole".

GovernmentEdit

Nußloch has a municipal council with 18 members according to the municipal code of Baden-Württemberg. The mayor also has a seat and a vote in the municipal council as a regular member.

Municipal CouncilEdit

Municipal Council 2004
Party Votes Seats
CDU 35.0 % 7
Independent (Freie Wähler) 18.5 % 3
FDP/BfN 16.6 % 3
SPD 15.7 % 3
Greens 14.2 % 2
Voter Participation: %

Sister citiesEdit

The community of Nußloch has sister city relationships to the following communities:

EconomyEdit

The clothing company Betty Barclay employs more than 500 people in Nußloch. The factory outlet is supposed to be expanded to include 8000 square meters of salesfloor.

 
Aerial tramway for goods transport in Nußloch

At Nußloch, there is also a large cement factory. It uses a material aerial tramway as mean of transport.

ReferencesEdit

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

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