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Asperg (About this sound ) is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated 15 km north of Stuttgart, and 4 km west of Ludwigsburg. The Hohenasperg fortress is situated in Asperg.

Asperg
Coat of arms of Asperg
Coat of arms
Location of Asperg
Asperg is located in Germany
Asperg
Asperg
Asperg is located in Baden-Württemberg
Asperg
Asperg
Coordinates: 48°54′0″N 9°8′0″E / 48.90000°N 9.13333°E / 48.90000; 9.13333Coordinates: 48°54′0″N 9°8′0″E / 48.90000°N 9.13333°E / 48.90000; 9.13333
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictLudwigsburg
Government
 • MayorUlrich Storer
Area
 • Total5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,480
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71673–71679
Dialling codes07141
Vehicle registrationLB
Websitewww.asperg.de

Population developmentEdit

Year Inhabitants
1608 83
1856 1,927
1871 2,039
1880 2,571
1900 2,609
1925 3,882
1933 4,138
1950 6,155
1961 8,851
Year Inhabitants
1963 10,026
1970 12,086
2006 12,991
2010 13,096
2013 13,107
2015 13,315

MayorsEdit

  • 1919–1945: Hermann Käser
  • 1948–1954: Hermann Käser
  • 1954–1980: Walter Trefz
  • 1980–1993: Otto Sinz
  • 1993–today: Ulrich Storer

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Ralf Isau (born 1956), writer, lives in Asperg
  • Wolfgang Jeschke (1936–2015), writer, received the German Science Fiction Prize, grew up in Asperg
  • David M. Schulze (born 1985), actor, voice actor and musician, grew up in Asperg
 
Asperg church Michael
 
Town hall
 
Asperg Restaurant Lamm

ReferencesEdit

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