Heidelberg (/ ˈhaɪdəlbɜːrɡ / HY-dəl-burg, German: [ˈhaɪdl̩bɛʁk] (listen)) is a university town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany. In the 2016 census, its population was 159,914, of which roughly a quarter consisted of students.
Heidelberg is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Banyule. In 2016, Heidelberg had a population of 6,225. Once a large town on Melbourne's outskirts, Heidelberg was absorbed into Melbourne as part of the latter's northward expansion after World War II. Heidelberg once had its own historic central business district including its own municipality in the former City of Heidelberg. Heidelberg
The land at Heidelberg was sold by Crown auction in 1838, making it one of the earliest rural allotments in Australia, as Melbourne was founded only three years earlier. By 1840, Warringal had been established as a surveyed township, the name referring to an Aboriginal term for eagle's nest. Eventually, Warringal was changed to Heidelberg by a land agent, after the German city of Heidelberg. Following Anti-German sentiment during World War I, the Heidelberg City Council proposed to change the na
In the 2016 Census, there were 6,225 people in Heidelberg. 67.1% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were India 3.1%, China 2.8%, England 2.6% and Italy 1.9%. 69.7% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 3.4%, Italian 3.2% and Greek 2.0%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 34.8% and Catholic 27.6%.
The administration of Austin Health is based in Heidelberg at the Austin Hospital. The Austin Hospital site has recently undergone extensive renovations, and now also contains the Mercy Hospital for Women. These two facilities combined measure up to be largest hospital in Victoria. The Heidelberg Shopping Centre, known as "Burgundy Street" has recently been revived. It had become rundown in the 1980s, but a new supermarket, and many trendy cafes have made the area much more liveable; as a result
Private car is the main form of transport in Heidelberg. The main roads are Burgundy Street, Rosanna Road, Upper Heidelberg Road and Banksia Street. Heidelberg railway station is located in the suburb, on the Hurstbridge line and served by Metro Trains Melbourne. A local bus transport hub services the area. There is a network of on-road and segregated bicycle facilities, including the Main Yarra Trail.
Heidelberg Football Club, an Australian rules football club, competes in the Northern Football League and are based out of Warringal Parklands. Heidelberg West Football Club, also in the Northern League play at Heidelberg Park just opposite Warringal. Heidelberg United is a soccer club based in the suburb, which competes in the Victorian Premier League and plays second tier to the A-League. They once competed in the National Soccer League. Golfers play at the course of the Heidelberg Golf Club o
- 2,310/km² (5,970/sq mi)
- 6,225 (2016 census)
- Birthplace of Olympic Silver Medalist
Heidelberg is a town with 35,500 inhabitants in the Gauteng province of South Africa at the foot of the Suikerbosrand next to the N3 highway, which connects Johannesburg and Durban.
Heidelberg began in 1862 as a trading station built by a German, Heinrich Julius Ueckermann. A town was laid out around the store and named after Ueckermann's alma mater. In 1866, the District of Heidelberg was created from the eastern portion of the Potchefstroom district with its own landdroost having been laid out as a churchplace in 1865.:237 Heidelberg is some 50 kilometres south-east of Johannesburg, close to the Mpumalanga border. Just south of the town is the De Hoek toll plaza on the ne
2008 Olympic Silver Medalist in the Long Jump, Godfrey Mokoena, was born in Heidelberg in 1985.
Heidelberg ([ ˈhaɪ̯dl̩bɛɐ̯k], etymologische Bedeutung unsicher) ist eine Großstadt in Baden-Württemberg im Südwesten Deutschlands, am Neckar gelegen, wo dieser den Odenwald verlässt und in die Oberrheinebene eintritt.
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It was written in 1563 in Heidelberg, present-day Germany. Its original title translates to Catechism, or Christian Instruction, according to the Usages of the Churches and Schools of the Electoral Palatinate. Commissioned by the prince-elector of the Electoral Palatinate, it is sometimes referred to as the "Palatinate Catechism."
Heidelberg [ˈhaɪ̯dəlbɛʁk] (kuuntele ääntämys?) on runsaan 145 000 asukkaan kaupunki Saksan lounaisosassa Baden-Württembergin osavaltiossa Neckarjoen varrella.
Heidelberg är en av de få tyska städer som klarade sig undan andra världskrigets bombningar och har därför en gammal stadsdel, Altstadt, som innehåller många sevärdheter. 1972 utsattes den amerikanska arméns högkvarter i Heidelberg för ett bombattentat av den västtyska terroristorganisationen Röda armé-fraktionen.