Schlierbach (Göppingen)

Schlierbach is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Coat of arms of Schlierbach
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Location of Schlierbach within Göppingen district
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Schlierbach is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°40′26″N 9°31′5″E / 48.67389°N 9.51806°E / 48.67389; 9.51806Coordinates: 48°40′26″N 9°31′5″E / 48.67389°N 9.51806°E / 48.67389; 9.51806
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictGöppingen
Area
 • Total10.97 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Elevation
355 m (1,165 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,972
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73278
Dialling codes07021
Vehicle registrationGP
Websitewww.schlierbach.de

HistoryEdit

Schlierbach was a possession of the Duchy of Teck, whose territories were inherited by the County of Württemberg in 1381. Schlierbach fully came under Württemberg's control in 1439 with the purchase of all rights over the township. From 1485 on, it was assigned to the administrative district of Göppingen. Schlierbach grew substantially after World War II, especially by the end of the 1960s.[2]

GeographyEdit

The municipality (Gemeinde) of Schlierbach lies at the western edge of the district of Göppingen, along its border with the district of Esslingen am Neckar. Schlierbach is physically located on the Schlierbach Plateau, in the central foothills [de] of the Swabian Jura. Elevation above sea level in the municipal area ranges from a high of 395 meters (1,296 ft) Normalnull (NN) to a low of 312 meters (1,024 ft) NN.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Schlierbach was a single borough, Schlierbach. There two abandoned villages located in its municipal area: Bolzhausen and Brühlmannshof. Schlierbach is in a mutually-beneficial municipal association [de] with the city of Eislingen.[2]

Coat of armsEdit

Schlierbach's coat of arms displays a field of blue crossed by two yellow, wavy lines. At the top of the blazon is a yellow chief containing a stag antler [de], in black. The yellow lines are references to a local stream, the Schlierbach, and its tributaries, while the stag antler is a reference to Württemberg. This coat of arms was first awarded to Schlierbach by the post-World War II provisional Württemberg-Baden government on 21 January 1948 and was reapproved, and a municipal flag issued, by the Federal Ministry of the Interior on 18 December 1958.[2]

TransportationEdit

Schlierbach is connected to Germany's network of roadways by Bundesstraße 297 [de]. Local public transportation is provided by the Filsland Mobilitätsverbundes [de].[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Schlierbach". LEO-BW (in German). Baden-Württemberg. Retrieved 29 July 2020.

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