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1. General Information :

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. The sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart has a population of 590,497 (June 2008) while the metropolitan area has a population of 5.3 million (2008). The city lies at the centre of a heavily populated area, circled by a ring of smaller towns. This inner urban area called Stuttgart Region has a population of 2.7 million making ‘greater Stuttgart’ the fourth biggest city region in Germany. Stuttgart is spread across a variety of hills, valleys and parks – unusual for German cities and often a cause of surprise to visitors who primarily associate the city with its industrial reputation as the ‘Cradle of the automobile’.

Population: 590.000

Location: Germany

Official website

Website of the crime prevention service

Twinned with:

  • St Helens (England, United Kingdom),
  • Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom),
  • St.Louis (Missouri, USA),
  • Strasbourg (France),
  • Mumbai (India)
  • Menzel Brouguiba (Tunesia),
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Lodz (Poland),
  • Brno (Czech Republic),
  • Samara (Russian Federation);
  • furthermore Stuttgart is engaged in city friendships with Ogaki (Japan), Nanjing (Peoples Republic of China), Shavei Zion (Israel)

2. The city in our network :

The city and Efus:

Member since: 2008

Member of the Executive Committee since: 2008

Participated in:


  • International Conference “Security, Democracy and Cities: the Futur of prevention”, Aubervilliers & Saint Denis, December 2012
  • General Assembly, Brussels, Belgium, 7th June 2012

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