Downtown Gaiberg with City Hall and the Protestant Church
|• Mayor||Klaus Gärtner|
|• Total||4.15 km2 (1.60 sq mi)|
|Elevation||293 m (961 ft)|
|• Density||500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Gaiberg belongs to the Neckargemünd municipal association. The seat of the municipal association is in Neckargemünd.
In addition to the chairperson and mayor, there are 12 councilors.
Coat of arms
The coat of arms is based on a court seal from 1751. It depicts a column next to a tree. The meaning of the symbols is not explained. In 1900 the municipality adopted the coat of arms at the suggestion of the General State Archiv.
The flag is green and white and was awarded by the Ministry of the Interior in 1956.
Economy and infrastructure
The municipality connect to the regional highway net by 8 km of state road to the exit Heidelberg/Schwetzingen of Bundesautobahn 5.
In Gaiberg there is a primary and secondary school with a vocational school. Schools for further education can be found in Leimen and Heidelberg. There are Gymnasien in Neckargemünd and Bammental.
(German) Official Website
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013.