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Herrenberg (Baden-Wurttemberg)

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Germany is divided into 16 states which are further subdivided into 439 districts and cities. Germany is one of the largest European economy and the third largest economy in the world in real terms, placed behind the United States and Japan, and fifth behind the United States, China, India and Japan counted by purchasing power parity.
Herrenberg is a town in the middle of the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg, about 30 kilometers south of Stuttgart and 20 kilometers from Tubingen. After Sindelfingen, Boblingen and Leonberg, it is the fourth largest town in the district of Boblingen. The number of inhabitants of Herrenberg exceeded 20,000 in 1972 due to the community reform in the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg. The population of Herrenberg was 31,166 in 2005 and its population density was 475 square kilometers.
Herrenberg is situated on the western edge of the Schonbuch forest and is a central town within the Gau region. The Stiftskirche, which houses the Glockenmuseum, is a visible tourist attraction in the main square. Herrenberg is at the southern end of the S1 S-Bahn train line. It also has connections, via the A81, to Stuttgart and the rest of northern Germany. To the south the A81 provides access to Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Herrenberg is also close to Strasbourg, which is only about 110 kilometers to the west.

Herrenberg consists of the town center and the 7 additional towns which were merged in the regional reorganization of the 1960s and 1970s. This includes Affstatt, Gultstein, Haslach, Kayh, Kuppingen, Monchberg and Oberjesingen. Herrenberg has lots of tourist attractions that bring many people to the town. Due to its many historic events and places it has been one of the favorite destinations of visitors.

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