is a district (Kreis
) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg
. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Heilbronn
, Schwäbisch Hall
, the district-free city Stuttgart
and the district Ludwigsburg
The district was created in 1973
, when the district Waiblingen was merged with most of the district Backnang and few municipalities from the district Schwäbisch Gmünd.
The biggest part of the district is located in the Swabian-Franconian mountains (Schwäbisch-Fränkischer Wald
). The two rivers Rems
gave the district its name.
Coat of arms
| || The coat of arms shows a deer antler in the middle, the symbol of the former state of Württemberg. The two wavy blue lines above and below symbolize the two rivers Murr (in the north) and Rems (in the south) after which the district was named. |
Rems-Murr-Kreis is twinned
Cities and towns