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Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Heidelberg Castle and the "Old Bridge"
Coat of arms of Heidelberg
Heidelberg is located in Germany
Coordinates 49°24′44″N 08°42′36″E / 49.41222°N 8.71°E / 49.41222; 8.71
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Eckart Würzner (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 108.83 km2 (42.02 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m  (374 ft)
Population 150,335  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 1,381 /km2 (3,578 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HD
Postal codes 69115 – 69126
Area codes +49 6221
Heidelberg in Germany

Heidelberg is a city by the Neckar river in the south-west of Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

It has about 150,000 inhabitants and a well-known university. The old town and the castle of Heidelberg are well-known tourist attractions of Germany.

Heidelberg has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

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