|• Mayor||Heinz Koch (SPD)|
|• Total||7.07 km2 (2.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||180 m (590 ft)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The city was founded in 787 in the time of Charles the Great. In 1434 German Emperor Sigismund bestowed municipal rights after the civilians had supported his war against the Hussites. In the course of an administrative reform in Bavaria today's municipality was built in 1818.
Population increased from 2,023 in 1970, to 2,279 in 1987 and to 2,838 in 2000.
Heinz Koch (SPD) has been the mayor of Eibelstadt since 1990. The tax income in 1999 was ~1523 T€, including approximately 263 T€ from business taxes.
The 15 seats of the city council are distributed among the parties as follows:
(as of March 2002)
Coat of arms
The coat of arms consists of a half of a black lion with a golden crown. He grasps a rounded grape-vine with leaves and blue grapes in his pawns.
Sights and culture
- completely preserved city wall (including the "Kereturm" (tower) from 1573)
- city square with a golden Marian column
- baroque building which formerly was the location of the "Würzburger Domkapitels"
- Church St. Nikolaus
- Museum of local history
- City archive
Two male choirs (ATGV and Liederkranz), one female choir (AGTV), two mixed choirs (Heart and Soul; Sound of Downtown) as well as a two traditional bands.
Economy & Public transport
As of 1998 927 people were subject to social contribution, out of which 23 people were working in agriculture, 169 in industry, 274 in commerce and 153 people in other areas. There are six businesses in the building sector and 62 in agriculture. 140 ha land were used agriculturally, including 120 ha vineyards.
The city is located at the Bundesstraße B 13, approximately 2 km from the highway exit "Würzburg-Randersacker" of the Autobahn A3. The closest train station can be found in Winterhausen, ca. 4 km from Eibelstadt.
- Kindergarten including a nursery school
- Elementary school: 11 teacher and 274 students
Higher education available in Ochsenfurt and Würzburg.
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2012.
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