Karlsruhe (/ ˈ k ɑːr l z r uː ə /, also US: / ˈ k ɑːr l s-/, German: [ˈkaʁlsˌʁuːə] (); formerly spelled Carlsruhe) is the second-largest city of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg after its capital of Stuttgart, and its 313,092 inhabitants make it the 21st largest city of Germany.
Welcome to Karlsruhe. From the residence of the Grand Dukes of Baden to the centre of the technology region - Karlsruhe has many faces and looks back on a very young city history encompassing nearly 300 years. The quality of life in this city of over 300,000 inhabitants is high, and the region is booming.
Because of its unique radial shape, Karlsruhe is sometimes called the “fan city.” Home to Germany’s most important federal courts, the city accordingly teems with civil servants. Karlsruhe Schloss (castle) was badly damaged in World War II, but was rebuilt and is now home to the Badisches Landesmuseum.
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Karlsruhe, city, Baden-Württemberg Land (state), southwestern Germany. It lies at the northern edge of the Black Forest, northwest of Stuttgart and just a few miles from the Rhine River. It was once the capital of the former Baden state, and it is now the seat of Germany’s Federal Constitutional
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- Karlsruhe Palace. Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach effectively founded Karlsruhe when he built his residence to the west of Durlach in 1715.
- Badisches Landesmuseum. The Baden State Museum first opened in the castle in 1921 and then again after the reconstruction in 1959. The museum explores thousands of years of human history, delving into Baden-Württemberg’s plentiful collection of classical antiquities and prehistoric artefacts, shown in the basement and on the ground floor.
- State Art Gallery. Karlsruhe’s fine arts museum has 800 years of European art with an accent on Dutch and French works from the 17th and 18th centuries.
- ZKM: Centre for Art and Media. In a reconfigured munitions factory is a cultural institution that occupies the frontier between art and technology. The factory’s cavernous courtyards are under a glass roof and now accommodate two museums, one for contemporary art and the other for new media, as well as three research facilities.
Sharing the NATO obligations of defending West Germany with the American Forces are German and French units. When the Bundeswehr Forces were called into being in April 1956, the gradual process of relieving American units in Germany with Bundeswehr Forces began. The first step in this direction took place on Karlsruhe's Rhine Harbor on 1 April ...
Karlsruhe was a light cruiser, the second member of the Königsberg class, and was operated between 1929 and April 1940, including service in World War II.She was operated by two German navies, the Reichsmarine and the Kriegsmarine.
- 6 November 1929
- 174 m (571 ft)
- 20 August 1927
- 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)