Steinheim an der Murr

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Steinheim an der Murr
Coat of arms of Steinheim an der Murr
Coat of arms
Location of Steinheim an der Murr
Steinheim an der Murr is located in Germany
Steinheim an der Murr
Steinheim an der Murr
Steinheim an der Murr is located in Baden-Württemberg
Steinheim an der Murr
Steinheim an der Murr
Coordinates: 48°58′0″N 9°17′0″E / 48.96667°N 9.28333°E / 48.96667; 9.28333Coordinates: 48°58′0″N 9°17′0″E / 48.96667°N 9.28333°E / 48.96667; 9.28333
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictLudwigsburg
Government
 • MayorThomas Rosner
Area
 • Total23.19 km2 (8.95 sq mi)
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total12,190
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71711
Dialling codes07144
Vehicle registrationLB
Websitewww.stadt-steinheim.de

Steinheim an der Murr is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Murr, 9 km northeast of Ludwigsburg; the Steinheim Skull was found near Steinheim an der Murr.

It is known worldwide for a famous skull of an early human, found there in 1933; this human lived around 250.000 years ago. The original skull is kept in the museum of nature in Stuttgart, while in Steinheim, visitors can see two reproductions of the skull in a small museum.

Replica of Steinheim 1

Notable people[edit]

Notable people born in Steinheim an der Murr include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.