|• Mayor||Heike Zieren-Hesse|
|• Total||7.76 km2 (3.00 sq mi)|
|Elevation||214 m (702 ft)|
|• Density||94/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
In 941, Engelstadt had its first documentary mention as Engilestat.
The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected on 13 June 2004 by majority vote.
Coat of arms
The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Azure an angel proper wings expanded, in his hand dexter a bunch of grapes slipped vert, in base sinister a church tower Or ensigned with a cross.
Culture and sightseeing
The Evangelical parish church had its first documentary mention in 1228 and is consecrated to Saint Maurice. Especially valuable is the Carolingian door lintel in the tower. The church houses an organ built in 1855 by Hermann Dreymann (Mainz).
The Engelstadt kermis (church consecration festival, locally known as the Kerb) is held yearly on the second weekend in September and the village festival on the first weekend in July.
Furthermore there has been in Engelstadt since 2003 the Rockhexennacht (“Rock Witches’ Night”). This is a live, outdoor concert with rock music held yearly on 30 April by the Engelstadt Cycling Club and the Engelstadt Youth Club.
Economy and infrastructure
- Municipal kindergarten
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