Hahnheim

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Hahnheim
Coat of arms of Hahnheim
Coat of arms
Hahnheim   is located in Germany
Hahnheim
Hahnheim
Coordinates: 49°51′38″N 8°14′12″E / 49.86056°N 8.23667°E / 49.86056; 8.23667Coordinates: 49°51′38″N 8°14′12″E / 49.86056°N 8.23667°E / 49.86056; 8.23667
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Mainz-Bingen
Municipal assoc. Rhein-Selz
Government
 • Mayor Sigrid Mangold-Wegner (SPD)
Area
 • Total 6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Elevation 124 m (407 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,533
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55278
Dialling codes 06737
Vehicle registration MZ
Website www.hahnheim.de

Hahnheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Hahnheim lies between Mainz and Worms on the river Selz. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Rhein-Selz, whose seat is in Oppenheim.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 17 council members, counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:

CDU SPD FWG Total
2004 4 5 7 16

(as at municipal election held on 13 June 2004)

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per fess gules and argent, a cock repassant counterchanged.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Jewish graveyard[edit]

In the countryside towards Köngernheim on the highway going towards Bundesstraße 420 is an old Jewish graveyard.

Biotopes[edit]

In the countryside, especially along the Selz and on the former Alzey–Bodenheim railway right-of-way – the “Amiche” – several biotopes have been established.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The municipality is crossed by the L 432 state road. Bundesstraße 420 lies 2 km to the south. The A 60 and A 63 autobahns can be reached by car in 20 and 10 minutes respectively.

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