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This page is about the city. For the district of the same name, please see Ludwigsburg (district).
Coat of arms of Ludwigsburg
Ludwigsburg is located in Germany
Coordinates 48°53′51″N 9°11′31″E / 48.8975°N 9.19194°E / 48.8975; 9.19194
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Lord Mayor Werner Spec
Basic statistics
Area 43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Elevation 293 m  (961 ft)
Population 87,280  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 2,014 /km2 (5,217 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LB
Postal codes 71634–71642
Area code 07141

Ludwigsburg is a about 12 km northern city in the center of Baden-Württemberg, of the Stuttgart city center. It is the district town and largest city of the Ludwigsburg district, as well as after Esslingen at the Neckar the second largest medium-sized town of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Together with Kornwestheim, Ludwigsburg forms a central center for the surrounding municipalities. Since the 1 April 1956 Ludwigsburg is a large district town.