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Calw (; locally ) is a town in the middle of Baden-Württemberg in the south of Germany, capital of the district Calw. It is located in the Northern Black Forest and is approximately 18 kilometres south of Pforzheim and 33 kilometres west of Stuttgart.

Calw (district)

Calw is a district ( Kreis) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Karlsruhe, Enz, the district-free city Pforzheim, Böblingen, Freudenstadt and Rastatt.

Calw (disambiguation)

Calw may refer to:

  • Calw, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Landkreis Calw, a district in Baden-Württemberg
  • the family line of the counts of Calw

Name bearers from the same line:

  • Pope Victor II (c. 1018 – 28 July 1057), born Gebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenstein, and Hirschber
  • Erlung, Count of Calw (–1106), Bishop of Würzburg (1104-1106)
  • Gottfried of Calw (d 1131), Count of Calw, Count-Palatine of bei Rhein (1113–1126)
  • Uta of Calw (~1115/20–1197), founder of All Saints' Abbey in the Black Forest, wife of Welf VI.

Other bearers of the name:

  • Ulrich Rülein von Calw (1465–1523), mining engineer and mayor of Freiberg, Saxony