Bermersheim vor der Höhe
|Bermersheim vor der Höhe|
|• Mayor||Werner Wagner|
|• Total||2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||147 m (482 ft)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
As a winegrowing centre, Bermersheim vor der Höhe lies in Germany’s biggest winegrowing district, in the middle of Rhenish Hesse. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Alzey-Land, whose seat is in Alzey.
In 768, Bermersheim vor der Höhe had its first documentary mention on the occasion of an estate’s sale to Lorsch Abbey.
The epithet vor der Höhe (“before the heights”) has been borne since 1 April 1971.
The council is made up of 8 council members, who were elected by proportional representation at a municipal election held on 7 June 2009, with the honorary mayor as chairman.
The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:
|SPD||FWG 1||FWG 2||Total|
- Volker Herberg (.... - 2004)
- Werner Wagner (2004 - present)
Culture and sightseeing
- In Bermersheim vor der Höhe is found Hildegard of Bingen’s baptismal church. She is sometimes known as “Saint”, although she has not been canonized.
Economy and infrastructure
Sons and daughters of the town
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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