|• Mayor||Armin Brendel|
|• Total||8.73 km2 (3.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||90 m (300 ft)|
|• Density||430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The municipality’s neighbours are Grolsheim, Langenlonsheim, Horrweiler, Laubenheim, Welgesheim, Aspisheim, Biebelsheim, Ockenheim, Bretzenheim, Zotzenheim, Dorsheim, Sprendlingen and Bad Kreuznach-Ippesheim.
The council is made up of 21 council members, counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:
(as at municipal election held on 13 June 2004)
Coat of arms
The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Or the letter G between three mullets of six sable.
Apart from the G, which is obviously the municipality’s initial, the arms’ meaning is not known. The six-pointed stars (“mullets of six”) are something of a mystery. The local court seal bore this composition in 1609.
Culture and sightseeing
Economy and infrastructure
Two businesses in the municipality of Gensingen are the furniture manufacturer Bretz and the plant nursery company Kientzler.
The municipality is crossed by Bundesstraße 41. The Autobahn A 61 is right nearby, only a 3 km drive away. At the Gensingen railway station, trains on the Nahetalbahn and the Rheinhessenbahn (railway lines) stop.
- Reinhard Leisenheimer (b. 1939 in Gensingen), singer
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- Information page about Gensingen (German)
- Gensingen in the collective municipality’s Web pages (German)
- Brief portrait with filmed article about Gensingen at SWR Fernsehen (German)
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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