Sulzbach an der Murr is a town in the district of Rems-Murr in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Sulzbach an der Murr
Lautereck Castle
Lautereck Castle
Coat of arms of Sulzbach an der Murr
Coat of arms
Location of Sulzbach an der Murr
Sulzbach an der Murr is located in Germany
Sulzbach an der Murr
Sulzbach an der Murr
Sulzbach an der Murr is located in Baden-Württemberg
Sulzbach an der Murr
Sulzbach an der Murr
Coordinates: 49°00′16″N 09°30′20″E / 49.00444°N 9.50556°E / 49.00444; 9.50556Coordinates: 49°00′16″N 09°30′20″E / 49.00444°N 9.50556°E / 49.00444; 9.50556
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictRems-Murr-Kreis
Government
 • MayorDieter Zahn
Area
 • Total40.11 km2 (15.49 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,340
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71560
Dialling codes07193
Vehicle registrationWN
Websitewww.sulzbach-murr.de

GeographyEdit

The resort town of Sulzbach an der Murr is in the Murr Valley at an elevation of 268 to 520 meters.

A description of the town of Sulzbach an der Murr in the Oberamt from 1871 reads:

"Where the graceful, bright green Murr Valley is considerably widened by the confluence of the Lauter [tributary] approaching to the southwest and Fischbachtälchen coming directly from the North, lies in the proud poplar stands picturesque valley occupied the great urban-looking place...."

Sulzbach is located about 40 km northeast of Stuttgart in the middle of the Nature Park Swabian-Franconian Forest between the Löwenstein Mountains and the Murrhardter Forest.

ReferencesEdit

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