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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 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

In Waldstetten are mainly medium and small enterprises located. One of them is the kitchen manufacturer Leicht Küchen, established in 1928. In Germany, the company has approximately 850 employees.

EducationEdit

In Waldsteten is the Franz von Assisi -School, a free Catholic Realschule. There is also the Unterm Hohenrechberg school. Moreover, there is a pure primary school in Wißgoldingen. The child care is ensured by four Roman Catholic kindergartens.

Regular eventsEdit

The Albmarathon, a 50-kilometer 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.