Ulm (German pronunciation: [ˈʔʊlm] (listen)) is a city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the river Danube on the border with Bavaria. The city, whose population is estimated at more than 126,000 (2018), forms an urban district of its own (German: Stadtkreis) and is the administrative seat of the Alb-Donau district.
|First mentioned||854 AD|
|• Lord mayor (2015–23)||Gunter Czisch (CDU)|
|• Total||118.69 km2 (45.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||478 m (1,568 ft)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||0731, 07304,|
Today, Ulm is an economic centre due to its varied industries, and it is the seat of the University of Ulm. Internationally, the city is primarily known for having the church with the tallest steeple in the world (161.53 m or 529.95 ft), the Gothic minster (Ulm Minster, German: Ulmer Münster), and as the birthplace of Albert Einstein.