The Hohenstaufen city Göppingen is located on the edge of the Swabian Alb between the state capital Stuttgart and Ulm. The Göppingen administrative district is part of the economically strong Stuttgart region and has developed into a future-oriented economic location. Many companies based here are among the world market leaders in their sectors. At the same time, the city is an attractive place of residence with a high quality of life, attractive residential and building areas, a diverse range of cultural and sports offers as well as various recreational activities and outstanding educational opportunities. Located at the foot of the Three Kaiserberg Mountains (Hohenstaufen, Rechberg and Stuifen), embedded in the beautiful landscape of the lower Fils River Valley and surrounded by fields, meadows and forests, the city offers numerous opportunities to relax and enjoy the superb landscape of the Swabian Alb. Green parks, attractive pedestrian zones with a wide-ranging mix of specialist shops and chain stores, cosy cafes and restaurants invite visitors to stroll and linger.