Stutensee is a town in northern Karlsruhe district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Stutensee
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Coat of arms of Stutensee
Coat of arms
Location of Stutensee
Stutensee is located in Germany
Stutensee
Stutensee
Stutensee is located in Baden-Württemberg
Stutensee
Stutensee
Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 8°28′18″E / 49.06472°N 8.47167°E / 49.06472; 8.47167Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 8°28′18″E / 49.06472°N 8.47167°E / 49.06472; 8.47167
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictKarlsruhe
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorPetra Becker
Area
 • Total45.67 km2 (17.63 sq mi)
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total24,541
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76288–76297
Dialling codes07244, 07249, 0721
Vehicle registrationKA
Websitewww.stutensee.de
Prot. Church in Stutensee-Blankenloch

It was founded in 1975 by the voluntary connection of the four villages of Blankenloch with Büchig, Friedrichstal, Spöck and Staffort. In the meantime it has become a lively city with more than 23,000 inhabitants.

Castle of StutenseeEdit

 
Schloss Stutensee

Castle of Stutensee is the geographic center and namesake of the city. It was built in 1749 by the margrave of Baden, by the 1,000-year-old oak trees. Today an institution of the Landeswohlfahrtsverband is located here.

GeographyEdit

The city is situated between Karlsruhe and Bruchsal in the Upper Rhine-region and its altitude is 114 m.

HistoryEdit

Stutensee was founded January 1, 1975 when the four villages of Blankenloch (with Büchig), Friedrichstal, Spöck and Staffort were combined into one municipality. All parts of the town are old villages. Spöck was first mentioned in official documents as Speccha in 865, Staffort 1110 as Stafphort, Blankenloch 1337 as Blankelach and Büchig 1373 as Buchech. Friedrichstal was founded in 1699. Huguenots fleeing religious persecution came from the north of France, and also by way of Belgium and Switzerland.

Notable peopleEdit

SportEdit

One of the town's association football club FC Germania Friedrichstal, formed in 1913, experienced its greatest success in 2014 when it won promotion to the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg for the first time.

LiteratureEdit

  • Heinz Bender (1995), Vergangenheit und Zeitgeschehen: Eine Chronik. Blankenloch/Büchig/Schloss Stutensee [Past and Present: A Chronicle. Blankenloch / Büchig / Schloss Stutensee] (in German), Stutensee: Gemeinde
  • Konrad Dussel (2010), Staffort 1110 bis 2010; Streifzüge durch 900 Jahre Geschichte [Staffort 1110 to 2010; Wandering through 900 Years of History] (in German), Heidelberg, Ubstadt-Weiher, Basel: Regionalkultur, ISBN 978-3-89735-622-1
  • Wilhelm Hauck (1993), Staffort - Schloß und Dorf an der steten Furt. Geschichte und Geschichten [Staffort - Castle and village on the constant ford. History and stories] (in German), Stutensee: Gemeinde
  • Artur Hauer (1965), Das Hardtdorf Spöck. Seine politische, kirchliche und wirtschaftliche Geschichte [The village Spöck. Its political, ecclesiastical and economic history] (in German), Spöck: Bürgermeisteramt
  • Dieter H. Hengst (2000), Die alten Straßen noch… Bildband „Alt Friedrichsthal“ [The old streets still ... Picture book "Old Friedrichsthal"] (in German) (2nd ed.), Friedrichstal: Heimat- und Hugenottenmuseum „Alt Friedrichsthal“
  • Moritz Hecht (1895), Drei Dörfer der badischen Hardt. Eine wirtschaftliche und sociale Studie [Three villages of the Baden hardt. An economic and social study] (in German), Leipzig (About Hagsfeld, Blankenloch und Friedrichstal)
  • Hanna Heidt (2003), Erinnerungen an die Vergangenheit [Memories of the past] (in German), Stutensee-Staffort: Schwanen (Eigenverlag)
  • Pia Hendel (2006), Stadt Stutensee (ed.), Stutensee - Bilder einer Stadt [Stutensee - Pictures of a Town] (in German), Heidelberg Ubstadt-Weiher Weil am Rhein Basel: Regionalkultur, ISBN 978-3-89735-430-2
  • Heiner Joswig (2004), Stadt Stutensee (ed.), Als unsere Kirche stehen blieb (in German)
  • Manfred G. Raupp (2010), Stadt Stutensee (ed.), Ortsfamilienbuch Staffort, 1669-1920 (in German), Mitarbeit von Gerhard Rau & Ekkehard Burde, Basel: Gesowip, ISBN 978-3-906129-64-8
  • Walter August Scheidle (2001), Ortssippenbuch Blankenloch-Büchig und dem Stutensee 1672–1920, Band 93 der Badischen Ortssippenbücher (in German), Blankenloch-Büchig: Heimat- und Museumsverein, ISBN 3-00-008164-X
  • Walter August Scheidle (2008), Ortssippenbuch Spöck, Baden 1667–1920, Band 124 der Badischen Ortssippenbücher (in German), Spöck: Heimat- und Kulturfreunde, ISBN 978-3-00-024233-5

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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