Hahnheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Hahnheim lies between Mainz and Worms on the river Selz. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Rhein-Selz, whose seat is in Oppenheim.
The council is made up of 17 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: Per fess gules and argent, a cock repassant counterchanged.
Culture and sightseeing
In the countryside towards Köngernheim on the highway going towards Bundesstraße 420 is an old Jewish graveyard.
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
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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