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Owen (Teck)

Owen

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Owen
Owen

Coordinates: 48°35′18″N 9°27′5″E / 48.58833°N 9.45139°E / 48.58833; 9.45139Coordinates: 48°35′18″N 9°27′5″E / 48.58833°N 9.45139°E / 48.58833; 9.45139

Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Template:Link if exists
Government
 • Mayor Verena Grötzinger
Area
 • Total 9.70 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Elevation 391 m (1,283 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,406
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73277
Dialling codes 07021
Vehicle registration ES
Website www.owen.de

Owen (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊ.ən], see below) is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Geography

It is located 29 km southeast of Stuttgart and 7 km south of Kirchheim unter Teck.

Pronunciation

The name's pronunciation contradicts ordinary German orthographic rules and is more similar to English standard pronunciation. The name derives from the old word "Aue", meaning floodplain, and kept its ancient pronunciation.

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