Seeheim-Jugenheim

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Seeheim-Jugenheim
Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar
Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar
Coat of arms of Seeheim-Jugenheim
Coat of arms
Seeheim-Jugenheim   is located in Germany
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Darmstadt-Dieburg
Government
 • Mayor Olaf Kühn (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation 224 m (735 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,761
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 64332–64342
Dialling codes 06257, 06151
Vehicle registration DA
Website www.seeheim-jugenheim.de

Seeheim-Jugenheim is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of approximately 17,000.

Seeheim-Jugenheim consists of seven villages:

  • Balkhausen (population 693)
  • Jugenheim (population 4,448)
  • Malchen (population 1,004)
  • Ober-Beerbach (population 1,269)
  • Seeheim (population 9,060)
  • Steigerts (population 81)
  • Stettbach (population 144)

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1977 through the unification of the previously separate municipalities of Seeheim and Jugenheim. Until January 1, 1978 the municipality was known as Seeheim; after that it became known as Seeheim-Jugenheim.

It is famous for its mountain bike trails to the nearby mountain Melibokus.

Seeheim-Jugenheim has been home to several notable residents throughout history, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia as well as writers Georg Kaiser and Helene Christaller.

Further it has been an ancient Jewish Community.

Industrial and commercial activity in Seeheim-Jugenheim is close to nonexistent; thus, most of its residents work in the nearby cities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt or Heidelberg.

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Twin towns[edit]


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