Hattersheim am Main

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Hattersheim am Main
Water works Hattersheim
Water works Hattersheim
Coat of arms of Hattersheim am Main
Coat of arms
Hattersheim am Main   is located in Germany
Hattersheim am Main
Hattersheim am Main
Coordinates: 50°04′N 08°28′E / 50.067°N 8.467°E / 50.067; 8.467Coordinates: 50°04′N 08°28′E / 50.067°N 8.467°E / 50.067; 8.467
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Main-Taunus-Kreis
Subdivisions 3 districts
Government
 • Mayor Antje Köster
Area
 • Total 15.82 km2 (6.11 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 25,740
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 65795
Dialling codes 06190, 06145
Vehicle registration MTK
Website www.hattersheim.de

Hattersheim am Main is a town in the Main-Taunus district, Hesse (Germany) and part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area.

Geography[edit]

Neighbouring towns[edit]

Hattersheim borders the city of Frankfurt in the northeast, in the southeast with Kelsterbach, in the southwest with Raunheim (both are in the district of Groß-Gerau). The western neighboring towns are Flörsheim, Hofheim and Kriftel.

Structure[edit]

Hattersheim consists of three districts: Eddersheim, Hattersheim und Okriftel.

Population[edit]

(31 December)

  • 1998 - 24.687
  • 1999 - 24.756
  • 2000 - 24.752
  • 2001 - 24.858
  • 2002 - 25.093
  • 2003 - 25.059
  • 2004 - 25.161

History[edit]

In 1972 the villages of Okriftel und Eddersheim, both situated next to the river Main, have been incorporated into Hattersheim. Since then the town is called Hattersheim am Main.

Eddersheim[edit]

4944 people lived here in 2004. There is a watergate on the river Main near the village's centre. The engineer and inventor Anton Flettner was born in Eddersheim.

Okriftel[edit]

7561 people lived here in 2007. You can cross the river Main with by ferry. The next town on the other side of the river is Kelsterbach. The ferry boat operates in summer time on Sundays.

People born in Hattersheim[edit]

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