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Living in Heidelberg and the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan area

Heidelberg is located in the Rhine/Neckar metropolitan area which, with its 2.3 million inhabitants round the cities of Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Heidelberg makes it one of the most important economic and scientific centers of Germany.

A broad choice of leisure and cultural activities awaits you, with 200 museums, 110 theaters and cabaret theaters, three National Parks, 200 fortresses, castles and religious buildings as well as numerous popular and top class sporting events. Also, its position in the southwest of German, with its mild climate, excellent transport links as well as the proximity to France and Switzerland all make the Rhine/Neckar metropolitan area a very attractive area.