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It is the birthplace of the former German chancellor Helmut Kohl and the philosopher Ernst Bloch. In antiquity, Celtic and Germanic tribes settled in the Rhine Neckar area. The Middle Ages saw the foundation of some of Ludwigshafen's future suburbs, including Oggersheim, Maudach, Oppau and Mundenheim; most of the area, however, remained swampland, its development hindered by seasonal flood of the Rhine river.
The Rhine Neckar region was part of the territory of the Prince-elector of the Kurpfalz, or Electorate of the Palatinate, one of the larger states within the Holy Roman Empire.
The foundation of the new capital of the Kurpfalz, Mannheim, was a decisive influence on the development of the area as a whole.
The number of people of the city of Ludwigshafen on the Rhine exceeded the 100,000 by the year 1925.
Nowadays it has about 160,000 people, who lives mostly on the chemical industry.
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Ludwigshafen am Rhein (literally: Ludwigshafen on the Rhine), commonly referred to as Ludwigshafen, is to Mannheim the second largest city of the Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar.
Known primarily as an industrial city, Ludwigshafen is the home of chemical giant BASF, as well as other companies.