Hemsbach

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Hemsbach
Saint Lawrence Church
Saint Lawrence Church
Coat of arms of Hemsbach
Coat of arms
Hemsbach   is located in Germany
Hemsbach
Hemsbach
Coordinates: 49°35′25″N 08°39′23″E / 49.59028°N 8.65639°E / 49.59028; 8.65639Coordinates: 49°35′25″N 08°39′23″E / 49.59028°N 8.65639°E / 49.59028; 8.65639
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Volker Pauli (CDU)
Area
 • Total 12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Elevation 107 m (351 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,865
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 69494–69502
Dialling codes 06201
Vehicle registration HD
Website www.hemsbach.de

Hemsbach is a town in the district of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the Bergstraße, 18 km northeast of Mannheim.

Hemsbach has restored one of the synagogues that flourished in the town before Kristallnacht.

Hemsbach is twinned with the English town of Wareham, Dorset.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [Statistisches Bundesamt – Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (XLS-Datei; 4,0 MB) (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012"]. Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013.