Posted on 21. August 2018



Key facts about Sindelfingen


  • International city with 120 nationalities
  • Leading location for high technology and automotive companies
  • Home to one of the largest production plant of Daimler AG
  • Fair Trade city since 2013

Sindelfingen with a city population of approximately 64.000 inhabitants is located in the Southwest of Germany, in the State of Baden-Württemberg. It forms part of the Stuttgart metropolitan region, a predominantly urban agglomeration, where approximately 3 Mio people live. Sindelfingen belongs to one of the most innovative regions in Europe. Economically, Sindelfingen is also known as the “car-town”: Sindelfingen is home to one of the largest production plant of Daimler AG in the world, where around 37.000 people are employed. Sindelfingen also hosts the Mercedes Technology Center, a modern research, design and development center for the automotive industry and is a leading location of innovative small and medium-sized companies in the high technology and automobile sector. Sindelfingen is characterized by a strong civic participation where 52% of the inhabitants have a migration background. In addition to this, Sindelfingen is supporting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and was awarded as Fair Trade City since 2013. Furthermore, it offers many cultural events in the fields of music, theater and history and hosts for example one of the biggest international street festivals in Baden-Württemberg.


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  • Fostering climate protection and climate adaptation
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  • Promoting civic participation at local and European level
  • Fostering access to EU funding programmes
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