Bieber, Offenbach

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location of Bieber in Germany
Bieberer Amulett

Bieber is a village situated in Hesse, Germany, with a total population of 14,761 as of 2004. Since 1938 it has been a part of Offenbach. Its geographical location is 50.089 north 8.803 east.

Bieber is part of the S-Bahn Rhein-Main-System with two S-Bahn stations: Offenbach-Bieber station is near the centre of the village and the other is in the district of Bieber-Waldhof (3,500 Inhabitants in 2005).

Geography[edit]

A little brook, although called Bieber flows through the village. Around Bieber, there are woods, parks and agriculture.

At the top of the hill "Bieberer Berg" (120 m) stands the soccer-stadium "Stadion Bieberer Berg", the home of Kickers Offenbach.

History[edit]

historical building

The village's name is derived from the celtic people. But Bieber as such is first mentioned in 791 as Biberaha in a donation.

Originally Bieber's population has been Roman Catholic just into the 19th century. Now there is the catholic parish St. Nikolaus and a Protestant community.

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Coordinates: 50°05′N 8°48′E / 50.083°N 8.800°E / 50.083; 8.800