Birkach

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Birkach
Evangelical Church of Birkach
Evangelical Church of Birkach
Coat of arms of Birkach
Coat of arms
Location of Birkach within Stuttgart
Stuttgart Bezirk Birkach.svg
Birkach is located in Germany
Birkach
Birkach
Birkach is located in Baden-Württemberg
Birkach
Birkach
Coordinates: 48°43′10″N 9°12′29″E / 48.71944°N 9.20806°E / 48.71944; 9.20806Coordinates: 48°43′10″N 9°12′29″E / 48.71944°N 9.20806°E / 48.71944; 9.20806
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
City Stuttgart
Subdivisions Birkach-North, Birkach-South, Schönberg
Government
 • District Chairwoman (German: Bezirksvorsteher) Andrea Lindel
Area
 • Total 3.00 km2 (1.16 sq mi)
Elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 6,847
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
70599
Dialling codes 0711
Vehicle registration S

Birkach ( /ˈbɪərkx/) is an urban district in the south of Stuttgart located on the Filderebene just north of Plieningen. Of the districts of Stuttgart, Birkach is among the smallest.[1]

History[edit]

The first mention of Birkach occurred in 1140, and the town was mentioned again 150 years later, when it was sold to Bebenhausen Abbey in 1290.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Birkach" (in German). City of Stuttgart.