TÜBINGEN: (Wankheim) Print

Coat of arms of Tübingen TÜBINGEN (TUEBINGEN): (near Tübingen in Württemberg) see Wankheim. 48°32' N 9°03' E, 334.7 miles SW of Berlin. Tübingen is a traditional university town 30 km (19 mi) south of the state capital, Stuttgart, on a ridge between the Neckar and Ammer rivers. About one in ten people living in Tübingen is a student. In the Nazi era, Tübingen Synagogue was burned on Kristallnacht on November 9, 1938. WWII left the city largely unscathed, mainly because of the peace initiative of a local doctor, Theodor Dobler. Occupied by the French army, it became part of the French occupational zone. From 1946 to 1952, Tübingen was the capital of the newly-formed state of Württemberg-Hohenzollern, before the state of Baden-Württemberg was created by merging Baden, Württemberg-Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern. The French troops had a garrison in the south of the city until the end of the Cold War in the 1990s. Tübingen is divided into 22 districts, a town core of twelve districts (population of about 51 000) and ten outer districts (suburbs) (population of about 31 000):


They probably used the cemetery at Wankheim.

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