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Nußloch (help·info) is a municipality in the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis (Baden-Württemberg), about 10 km south of Heidelberg. It is on a much traveled tourist route: Bergstraße ("Mountain Road") and Bertha Benz Memorial Route. The hamlet Maisbach also belongs to Nußloch.
|• Mayor||Karl Rühl (CDU)|
|• Total||13.59 km2 (5.25 sq mi)|
|Elevation||146 m (479 ft)|
|• Density||830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Nußloch was first mentioned on December 31, 766 in a deed of gift to the Lorsch Abbey. A married couple of strong faith donated a vineyard to the monastery from their property in Nußloch. It has been under the control of the Palatinate at the latest since 1269. The hamlet Maisbach was annexed April 1, 1937. Literally translated, the German name Nußloch means "Nut Hole".
Nußloch has a municipal council with 18 members according to the municipal code of Baden-Württemberg. The mayor also has a seat and a vote in the municipal council as a regular member.
|Municipal Council 2004|
|Independent (Freie Wähler)||18.5 %||3|
|Voter Participation: %|
The community of Nußloch has sister city relationships to the following communities:
The clothing company Betty Barclay employs more than 500 people in Nußloch. The factory outlet is supposed to be expanded to include 8000 square meters of salesfloor.
At Nußloch, there is also a large cement factory. It uses a material aerial tramway as mean of transport.
- "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.