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State CoaGrosses Landeswappen Baden-Wuerttemberg.png
Coa Size90
Coa LinkCoat of arms of Baden-Württemberg
FlagFlag of Baden-Württemberg.svg
Flag2Flag of Baden-Württemberg (state, greater arms).svg
Pop Date2007-10-31
GDP Year2005
GDP Percent15
LeaderWinfried Kretschmann
Leader PartyGreen
Ruling Party1Green
Ruling Party2SPD
Iso RegionDE-BW
DateSeptember 2010

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Baden-Württemberg (-deˈbaːdən ˈvʏɐ̯təmˌbɛɐ̯k) is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of 35742 km2 (13800.1 sqmi) and 10.7 million inhabitants. The state capital is Stuttgart.

The sobriquet Ländle (dialect form for "small land") is sometimes used as a synonym for the Swabian part of Baden-Württemberg.

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Stuttgart, Germany: a cultural city guide - Tweet this news it is still a capital - of the state of -Baden-Württemberg-. The jewel in the city's cultural crown is the Stuttgart Ballet, now 50 years old. Less well-known, yet equally worthy of jewel-in-the-crown status, is the Staatsgale - Date : Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:52:14 GMT+00:00
Growing Pains: Are Germany's Greens Ready for More Power? - Spiegel Online Tweet this news
Spiegel Online---...- will be damaging our ability to secure a majority, and we will be disqualifying ourselves on the road to becoming a leading political force in Germany," says Winfried Kretschmann, the Green governor of the southwestern state - Date : Tue, 21 Jun 2011 15:17:31 GMT+00:00
GermanyAppearance and Reality - The Nation. Tweet this news
The Nation.--This past March Merkel's Christian Democrats lost to the Green Party the governorship of -Baden-Württemberg-, a wealthy and conservative southern state they had ruled for decades. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the Germa - Date : Tue, 07 Jun 2011 21:17:46 GMT+00:00
Southwestern workers take less sick leave - The Tweet this news
The from the southwestern state of -Baden-Württemberg- are the least likely to claim sick leave, and when they do their time off is shorter than in other regions, a new study revealed on Thursday. Residents of the prosperous state get . - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:44:00 GMT+00:00
Germany's victorious Greens: A greener future? - The Economist Tweet this news
The Economist--In -Baden-Württemberg- 58 years of government by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) came to an end. The Greens will now take control of a state government for the first time. This almost-unthinkable result is a big blow to Angela Merkel, - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:23:53 GMT+00:00
1Spatial “Mapping on Demand” for German State Mapping Agency - (press release) Tweet this news (press release)--1Spatial, provider of intelligent data quality and integration solutions, is delighted to announce that the Federal State Mapping organisation in -Baden-Württemberg-, Germany have purchased 1Spatial's flagship Radi - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:08:32 GMT+00:00
Germany's Free Democrats: Westerwelle wasted - The Economist Tweet this news
The Economist--In -Baden-Württemberg- his Free Democratic Party (FDP) saw its share of the vote fall by half. In Rhineland-Palatinate the voters evicted the FDP from the legislature altogether. “We have heard the message,” said Mr Westerwelle, who is - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:23:53 GMT+00:00
Construction frozen on controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project - Deutsche Welle Tweet this news
Deutsche Welle--DB said construction work at the Stuttgart 21 site would cease until a new premier and government for -Baden-Württemberg- state, of which Stuttgart is capital, are sworn in in May. "Until the state government comes together, Deut - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:08:49 GMT+00:00
Not a good time to be in uranium stocks - MSN Money Tweet this news
MSN Money--They've found a bid and were all higher Monday after the Green Party in Germany ousted the conservative Christian Democrat government in the state of -Baden-Württemberg- in an election on Sunday. That is, of course, what one can reasonabl - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 05:26:36 GMT+00:00
Ropes & Gray leads Liberty Global on German cable TV acquisition - The Lawyer Tweet this news
The Lawyer--Ropes & Gray lined up alongside a raft of leading UK and US firms on cable company Liberty Global's proposed e3.16bn (£2.76bn) acquisition of Germany's third-largest cable TV operator Kabel -Baden-Württemberg- (Kabel BW). I - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 07:36:33 GMT+00:00

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Companies owned by Baden-Württemberg : Further supreme institutions of the state
Company Industry Percentage owned Source
EnBW Energy industry 45%

Religion :
class="hintergrundfarbe6"Religion class="hintergrundfarbe6"% class="hintergrundfarbe6"
Roman Catholics 36.9% 4.0M
Evangelical Church in Germany 33.3% 3.6M
Muslims 5.6% 600 000
Buddhists 0.23% 25 000
Hindu 0.14% 15 000
Jews 0.08% 9 000
Non Religious 22.3% 2.4M

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