Albisheim

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Albisheim
Coat of arms of Albisheim
Coat of arms
Albisheim   is located in Germany
Albisheim
Albisheim
Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 8°6′00″E / 49.65000°N 8.10000°E / 49.65000; 8.10000Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 8°6′00″E / 49.65000°N 8.10000°E / 49.65000; 8.10000
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Donnersbergkreis
Municipal assoc. Göllheim
Government
 • Mayor Friedrich Strack
Area
 • Total 10.74 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Elevation 150-170 m (−410 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,693
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67308
Dialling codes 06355
Vehicle registration KIB
Website www.albisheim.info
View from wine hill over the village
The Warteturm on a coin of the game Geocaching

Albisheim is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is in the middle of the Zellertal.

History[edit]

In the year 835 the village is first mentioned in a document. It has been a market town for many years. Also there was a palace, but it hasn't yet been found.

Traffic[edit]

Near Albisheim there is the trunk B 47, and the village has also a railway station.

Sights[edit]

  • the protestantic church from 1792,
  • the historic town hall, a classicist building from 1832 and
  • the 26-feet-high (8 metres) Warteturm at the wine hill. It was first mentioned 1551.

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