Former Franciscan abbey upon the Klosterberg (abbey hill) in the east of Kelkheim.
|• Mayor||Thomas Horn (CDU)|
|• Total||30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||100-515 m (−1,590 ft)|
|• Density||910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||06195, 06198 (Eppenhain), 06174 (Ruppertshain)|
Kelkheim is a town in the Main-Taunus-Kreis district in Hesse, Germany. Situated in the Taunus mountains, Kelkheim is noted for its attractive scenery. Kelkheim is situated approximately 10 km west of Frankfurt. Wiesbaden, the main capital of Hesse, is about 25 km from Kelkheim. Mainz, the main capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, is about 30 km away. The town features excellent transport links through an extensive bus and train network. Kelkheim consists of six quarters: Kelkheim-Mitte, Münster, Hornau, Fischbach, Ruppertshain and Eppenhain.
Twinned with High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
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