Welcome to Heidelberg. Heidelberg is a city near Mannheim. The city is not very big, there lives about 150,000 people. Although Heidelberg is not really big, the city is important for the economy. There are several reasons for that: In Heidelberg there is a well known university, a important Autobahn (highways) is also in Heidelberg.
Three neighbourhoods are in Heidelberg: Altstadt, Neuenheim and Bergheim but Alstadt is the oldest. Many tourists are visiting Heidelberg because its old town and the castle, called “Heidelberger Schloss”.
The Heidelberger Altstadt with Heidelberger Schloss.
Heidelberg is an very important railway junction. From Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof you can use the Regionalbahn (regional train) and the Fernverkehr (long distance trains). You can travel to Mannheim, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and other important places.
In Heidelberg, there are two important "Autobahnen" (Highways). They are crossing both each other in Heidelberg.
Of cource, there are big industry comapanies.