Jugenheim in Rheinhessen
|Jugenheim in Rheinhessen|
|• Mayor||Herbert Petri (SPD)|
|• Total||6.17 km2 (2.38 sq mi)|
|Elevation||156 m (512 ft)|
|• Density||250/km2 (660/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
In 767, Jugenheim had its first documentary mention as Gaginheim. Since 1987, Jugenheim has been a recognized village renewal municipality (Dorferneuerungsgemeinde).
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: Azure semy of crosses argent a lion rampant of the second armed, langued and crowned gules.
Culture and sightseeing
Saint Martin’s Church (Martinskirche, Evangelical) was consecrated in 1775 and with seating for 1,000 worshippers is one of Rhenish Hesse’s biggest churches. Its Wegmann organ from 1762 together with the original organ balustrade comes from the old Welschnonnenkirche – once a convent church, now no longer standing – in Mainz.
- Three outdoor tennis courts
- The tennis hall built in 1999 with two courts
- Sport complex with natural-grass field
- Riding square with riding hall
- Beach volleyball field (built in 2005)
- Boule lane
- Jugenheim’s football club is TuS 1899 Jugenheim.
- Municipality’s official webpage (German)
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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