Tübingen (region)

Tübingen is one of the four Administrative Regions (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-east of the state. It covers most of the German shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee), and also the beginning of the Danube River valley. It is sub-divided into the three regions (Regionalverband): Neckar-Alb, Donau-Iller and Bodensee-Oberschwaben. Donau-Iller also includes three districts and one city of Bavaria.

Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Tübingen
Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Tübingen
Region seatTübingen
 • Total8,917.82 km2 (3,443.19 sq mi)
 (31 December 2021)[1]
 • Total1,876,055
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Alb Donau
  2. Biberach
  3. Bodensee
  4. Ravensburg
  5. Reutlingen
  6. Sigmaringen
  7. Tübingen
  8. Zollernalbkreis
  1. Ulm


The gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was €80.8 billion in 2018, accounting for 2.4% of German economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was €40,100 or 133% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was 108% of the EU average. This makes it one of the wealthiest regions in Germany and Europe.[2]


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. June 2022.
  2. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.

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Coordinates: 48°10′N 9°30′E / 48.17°N 9.5°E / 48.17; 9.5