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Blaustein
Coat of arms of Blaustein
Blaustein is located in Germany
Blaustein
Coordinates 48°25′6″N 9°54′29″E / 48.41833°N 9.90806°E / 48.41833; 9.90806
Administration
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Alb-Donau-Kreis
Mayor Thomas Kayser
Basic statistics
Area 55.61 km2 (21.47 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m  (1624 ft)
Population 15,303  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 275 /km2 (713 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate UL
Postal code 89134
Area codes 07304, 0731
Website www.blaustein.de

Blaustein is a municipality in the district of Alb-Donau Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is situated on the Blau River, 6 km west of Ulm and has about 15,000 inhabitants.

It was created in 1968 after the union of Ehrenstein and Klingenstein. During the 1970s, the municipalities of Arnegg, Bermaringen, Dietingen, Herrlingen, Lautern, Markbronn, Weidach and Wippingen became part of the new municipality of Blaustein.

It is also the final resting place of the Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.

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