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Calw is a city in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district Calw. It is located in the northern Black Forest.

Important Facts and Figures on Calw

Population: 23,144 inhabitants

Lord Mayor: Werner Spec

Automobile license plate: CW

Postal code: 75365

Telephone area code: 07051

Outlying districts: Alzenberg, Wimberg, Heumaden

Town districts: Altburg, Hirsau, Stammheim, Holzbronn

Communal area: 5,990 ha

Altitude: from 330 up to 630 m above sea-level.

Labor force: Compulsorily insured employees 8,014

  • Of these: Manufacturing industries: 2,763
  • Service industries: 5,251

Waterways - River Nagold, Ziegelbach, Wurstbrunnenbach, Schießbach, Schlittenbach, Schweinbach

Calw in the Northern Black Forest

Strolling down the hidden alleys, the pedestrian area or crossing the market place you cannot help to notice Calw's special historic atmosphere.

Numerous shops, restaurants, bistros and ice-cream parlours bring life into our dreamy little town and, especially during the past few years, Calw has blossomed into a worthy 'large' district town.

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