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ˈhaɪd lˌbɜrghei·del·berg

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  1. Heidelberg

    Heidelberg (German: [ˈhaɪdl̩bɛʁk] (listen); Palatine German: Heidlberg) is a city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany. As of the 2016 census, its population was 159,914, of which roughly a quarter consisted of students.Located about 78 km (48 mi) south of Frankfurt, Heidelberg is the fifth-largest city in Baden-Württemberg. Heidelberg is part of the densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is Germany's oldest and one of Europe's most reputable universities. Heidelberg is a scientific hub in Germany and home to several internationally renowned research facilities adjacent to its university, including the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and four Max Planck Institutes. The city has also been a hub for the arts, especially literature, throughout the centuries, and it was designated a "City of Literature" by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Heidelberg was a seat of government of the former Electorate of the Palatinate and is a popular tourist destination due to its romantic cityscape, including Heidelberg Castle, the Philosophers' Walk, and the Baroque old town.


  1. Heidelberg

    Heidelberg is a city in south-west Germany. The fifth-largest city in the State of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart, Mannheim, Karlsruhe and Freiburg im Breisgau, Heidelberg is part of the densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. In 2011, over 149,000 people lived in the city. Heidelberg lies on the River Neckar in a steep valley in the Odenwald. A former residence of the Electorate of the Palatinate, Heidelberg is the location of Heidelberg University, well known far beyond Germany's borders. Heidelberg is a popular tourist destination due to its romantic and picturesque cityscape, including Heidelberg Castle and the baroque style Old Town.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Heidelberg

    a celebrated German city, in Baden, situated amid beautiful surroundings, on the Neckar, 13 m. SE. of Mannheim; has many interesting buildings, including ruins of a splendid 13th-century castle, but is chiefly celebrated for its flourishing university (student roll, 800; professors, 100; library, 500,000), whose professoriate has included many of the most distinguished German scholars; it was long the centre of Calvinism; its chief trade is in books, tobacco, wine, and beer.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. heidelberg

    A city of Germany, in Baden, situated on the Neckar, which is possessed of a celebrated university. This town has been besieged several times; it was taken by Tilly in 1622, and by Turenne in 1674.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Heidelberg is ranked #18262 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Heidelberg surname appeared 1,521 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Heidelberg.

    51.8% or 788 total occurrences were White.
    42.7% or 650 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 46 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 23 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heidelberg in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heidelberg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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