Place:Rottenburg, Württemberg, Germany

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NameRottenburg
Alt namesRottenburg am Neckarsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-147
Rottenburg (Neckar)source: FHLC
TypeFormer District/ Town
Coordinates48.467°N 8.917°E
Located inWürttemberg, Germany     ( - 1938)
Also located inTübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany     (1938 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

Rottenburg is an inhabited place.


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(until July 10, 1964 only Rottenburg) is a medium-sized town in the administrative district (Landkreis) of Tübingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It rests about southwest of the provincial capital Stuttgart and about southwest of the district town Tübingen. Rottenburg is the second largest city of the district after Tübingen and makes up a secondary center for the surrounding community. Since May 1, 1972, Rottenburg am Neckar is a district town (Große Kreisstadt). Rottenburg agreed to an administrative collectivity with the municipalities of Hirrlingen, Neustetten and Starzach.

Rottenburg is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, being the official centre of the diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart.

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