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Heidelberg, Germany By CJ Corsi. Heidelberg University Heidelberg University is the oldest university in Germany. It was founded in 1386 with this seal.

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1 Heidelberg, Germany By CJ Corsi

2 Heidelberg University Heidelberg University is the oldest university in Germany. It was founded in 1386 with this seal On their 600 th Anniversary, the Vatican returned some books as a gift. Medical Department Seal

3 Recreation / Sports 120 sports clubs 22 Sports Facilities 40 Sport Halls and Gymnasiums 6 public swimming pools Heidelberg contains over….

4 The Arts In Heidelberg, you will find… Over 10 Museums A City Theatre Theatre for Children and Teenagers Cultural Centers Concert Halls and Orchestras Lots of Festivals Heimatmuseum

5 Festivals Heidelberg Music Festival Heidelberg International Film Festival Heidelberg Castle Festival

6 Heidelberg: Population Heidelberg is home to over 140 thousand people. (Or, exactly, 142,889 as of 2004) The population density is just over 1300 people for every square kilometer. (Or 1,313 people/km 2 ) Even if you consider most of Europe, Heidelberg ranks among the top densest populations in the area. 48% of those living in Heidelberg are female, while 52% are male.

7 Heidelberg: General Heidelberg is a city centered around its many large corporations in addition to its thriving university. Heidelberg is home to many large companies, including Druckmaschinen AG, HeidelbergCement, and Lamy

8 Heidelberg Castle Heidelberg Castle, located in Heidelberg, Germany, is home to a very torturous history. It was originally built as a fort, but later made into a castle around It stands facing the Neckar River. It was destroyed by Tilly’s troops in It was rebuilt by Prince Elector Karl Ludwig between 1649 and However, this was not long lasted, as it was again destroyed by the French in Later, Prince Elector Karl Theodor tried to renovate it but, yet again, to no avail. Lighting struck the castle in 1764 starting a fire. Today, it is used for Dinner Banquets, Balls, and Theatre Performances. It is part of the Heidelberg Castle Festival.

9 Heidelberg: Weather Weather Facts: The warmest month on average is July In comparison, the coldest month is January The most rain occurs in June.

10 Random Facts about Heidelberg It is part of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg It’s website is The licence plate code is The Area code is also It’s postal code is It’s Elevation is 116 Meters above Sea-Level Although its exact founding date is unknown it was mentioned as early as 1196.


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