Rathaus (City Hall)
Heilbronn, city in southwestern Germany, in Baden-Württemberg, a port
on the Neckar River. It is a commercial and industrial center located
in a noted wine-producing region. Heilbronn includes more than 1000
acres of vineyards within its city limits. Manufactures include metal
goods, leather, textiles, chemicals, and paper. Among the city's
landmarks are Saint Kilian's Church (begun 13th century), the Town
Hall, with an ornate, four-part 16th-century clock, and the Götzen
Turm, a tower built in the late 14th century. Heilbronn, built on the
site of a Roman settlement, gained prominence in the 14th century as a
free imperial city. It was badly damaged in World War II (1939-1945).
Population (1997) 122,253.
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