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Eislingen/Fils

Eislingen

Christuskirche (Christus Church)

Coat of arms
Eislingen
Eislingen

Coordinates: 48°41′36″N 9°42′24″E / 48.69333°N 9.70667°E / 48.69333; 9.70667Coordinates: 48°41′36″N 9°42′24″E / 48.69333°N 9.70667°E / 48.69333; 9.70667

Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Template:Link if exists
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Heininger
Area
 • Total 16.41 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,760
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73054
Dialling codes 07161
Vehicle registration GP
Website www.eislingen.de (German)

Eislingen is a town in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located on the river Fils, about 2 km east of Göppingen.

Politics

Mayors

  • until 1978: Erwin Meyer
  • 1978–2010 Günther Frank (SPD)
  • 2010 - : Klaus Heininger (without a political party)

Partner cities

Music

The Punk-Band Itchy Poopzkid was founded in 2000 in Eislingen.

Important Persons of Eislingen

Sons and Daughters of the City

Further Important Persons

  • Theodor Engel (1842–1933), Theologian and Geologist.
  • Josef Mühlberger (1903–1985), Author who lived for many years in Eislingen.
  • Arthur Eisenmenger (* 1915), the designer of the Euro-Sign (€).
  • Tina Stroheker (* 1948), poet
  • Luigi Brogna (1961–2008), Author who lived for many years in Eislingen.

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