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Pforzheim is one of the most attractive locations in Baden-Wurttemberg: Situated between the Black Forest, Kraichgau and Stromberg, Pforzheim is a major political, commercial and cultural centre within the northern Black Forest region. An internationally ranking university, diverse leisure and sports facilities as well as a range of local recreational opportunities, all types of schools, modern medical care facilities, numerous childcare centres, close proximity to the conurbations of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe, superb shopping opportunities and a 35-minute drive from Stuttgart airport are all features of the renowned gold town of Pforzheim. The town bears the nickname gold town or gold, jewellery and watch town because it has been the centre of the German jewellery and watch industry for a very long time and also enjoys a fine international reputation as a "jewellery metropolis". Even today around 70% of all sales by the German jewellery and silverware industry are made in the gold town of Pforzheim, whilst roughly 80% of all jewellery exported from Germany originates from here. However, Pforzheim also boasts a wealth of innovative and competitive medium-sized companies with competence in (precious) metal processing, mechanical engineering, precision technology, science and information-orientated services, printing technology and in wholesale mail order selling. Worthwhile sights in the town include the castle and collegiate church of St. Michael, the emblem of Pforzheim, the Pforzheim jewellery museum within which the Reuchlin House – reopened in 2006 – is integrated, and a globally incomparable collection of treasures. Furthermore, the “Schmuckwelten Pforzheim” [Pforzheim jewellery worlds] is an experience and shopping platform that is unique across Europe: At the heart of the centre, stunning jewellery and high quality watches are presented in vast window displays.