309 519 inhabitants

University city



Situated at the heart of Europe and within the immediate vicinity of major urban areas such as Rhine-Neckar, Stuttgart, Rhine-Main, Strasbourg in France and Basle in Switzerland, Karlsruhe offers the ideal conditions for commuters, companies and people who travel for business. Highly effective transport and trade routes have been developed to and from important cities, providing excellent access to local markets.

Young, impulsive and full of ideas – the business capital of Baden is buzzing with a lust for life, and all signs clearly point to a future of strong growth. The city offers truly excellent conditions for business success, for science and innovation, for art and culture, and above all for a pleasant home life and base of well-being. Come and discover Karlsruhe for yourself!

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