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Waldstetten is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis district.

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Location of Waldstetten within Ostalbkreis district
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Waldstetten is located in Germany
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Waldstetten is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°46′00″N 09°49′13″E / 48.76667°N 9.82028°E / 48.76667; 9.82028Coordinates: 48°46′00″N 09°49′13″E / 48.76667°N 9.82028°E / 48.76667; 9.82028
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictOstalbkreis
Government
 • MayorMichael Rembold (CDU)
Area
 • Total20.95 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,077
 • Density340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73550
Dialling codes07171
Vehicle registrationAA
Websitewww.waldstetten.de

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Economy and InfrastructureEdit

Established businessesEdit

Industry- Mostly medium and small sized enterprises are located in Waldstetten, including "Leicht Küchen," a kitchen manufacturer, established in 1928, which has approximately 850 employees in Germany.

EducationEdit

In Waldsteten is the Franz von Assisi -School", a free Catholic Realschule. There is also the "Unterm Hohenrechberg" school. Additionally, there is a pure primary school in Wißgoldingen. Child care in Waldstetten is provided by four Roman Catholic kindergartens.

Regular eventsEdit

The Albmarathon, a 50-kilometer (30 mile) ultramarathon runs regularly through the municipality.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Bernhard Rieger (1922–2013), a Catholic theologian and Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart

Other personalitiesEdit

  • Michael Brenner (born 1960), jurist, professor of German and European Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Jena, lives in Waldstetten.
  • Simon Baumgarten (born 1985), handball player, grew up in Wißgoldingen and attended the Realschule Waldstetten.
  • Dominik Kaiser (born 1988), football player, played in his youth for TSGV Waldstetten.
  • Carina Vogt (born 1992), German ski jumper and Olympic champion, lives in Waldstetten.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.